Foresight Project report: a discussion of the potential impact of

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Corporate author(s)
The Optical Confederation; The College of Optometrists
Date of publication
3 January 2016
Health Services, Social Work, Social Care and Social Services
Social welfare
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This report by the Foresight Project aims to ensure that the optical sector is better equipped to understand directions in  technology, ocular medical developments and demographics in the years up to 2030. With that knowledge it should inform debate as to how the sector can help shape and adapt to economic and social challenges and opportunities, especially the needs of an ageing population. The authors explain the types of preventative and corrective care required, and the measures to be adopted to respond effectively to the developments predicted.

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