Did you Know

  • There are 45 million people globally who are blind
  • this figure is estimated to double in the next 20 years
  • Over and above this figure,there are 150 million victims of severe visual disability.
  • 80% of this blindness is either preventable or curable.
  • 9 out of 10 of the world's blind live in developing countries
  • In India, this happens to be 18 million blind people, over a staggering 25% of the world's blind population
Causes of Blindess in India