Acknowledgments

Prevent Blindness America would like to thank John Wittenborn and David Rein of NORC at the University of Chicago for researching and writing Cost of Vision Problems: The Economic Burden of Vision Loss and Eye Disorders in the United States.

We would also like to thank the authors of the original Economic Impact of Vision Problems report of 2007: David B. Rein, PhD, of NORC and Kevin D. Frick, PhD, of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Rein’s research was funded by the Vision Health Initiative of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Frick’s research was funded by Prevent Blindness America.

We would also like to thank the Vision Health Initiative of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for their support of portions of this research.

Suggested Citation:

Wittenborn, John S. & Rein, David B. “Cost of Vision Problems: The Economic Burden of Vision Loss and Eye Disorders in the United States.” NORC at the University of Chicago. Prepared for Prevent Blindness America, Chicago, IL. June 11, 2013. http://costofvision.preventblindness.org.

 

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