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The Association Between Vision Impairment and Mortality: Protocol for a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Ehrlich JR, Ramke J, Macleod D, Swenor BK, Burn H, Lee CN, Waldock WJ, Zhang JH, Gordon I, Congdon N, Burton M, Evans JR. Association between vision impairment and mortality: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open. 2020. 10(6):e037556

Due to growth and ageing of the world’s population, the number of individuals worldwide with vision impairment (VI) and blindness is projected to increase rapidly over the coming decades. VI and blindness are an important cause of years lived with disability