The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday launched the Vision and Eye Health Surveillance System, intended to help health care professionals, researchers and policymakers better understand the scope of vision loss, eye disorders and use of eye care services in the United States. Developed with the National Opinion Research Center, the system features state and national data from a number of sources, including national surveys, population-based studies, electronic health record registries and administrative claims records.

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