Vision Loss Economics Explorer

This site provides evidence-based estimates of the economic burden of vision loss nationally and by state, for 2017. Costs of eye care not attributable to vision loss are not included.

On this site:

  • Overview and Definitions – includes details on definitions and links to publications and technical documentation.
  • Help – includes quick start guide for navigating the site using maps and figures, and downloading data tables.
  • Detailed Results – includes results by category and subcategory, demographic group, and state. Click a state in the maps below to see detailed results for that state.

Total Economic Burden of Vision Loss in Each State

Economic Burden of Vision Loss, Per-Person With Vision Loss, in Each State