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- More than 12 million Americans over age 40 had vision and eye problems in 2015—a number projected to double by 2050 as the millennial generation ages.
- Adults aged 65 or older with vision impairment are likely to experience other conditions, including heart disease, arthritis, depression, and cognitive decline.
- Healthcare professionals and health departments can gain a better understanding of vision impairment and coexisting conditions with data from the new Vision and Eye Health Surveillance System and state profiles.
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