Doctors closing the gap: 5 wins for eye health

There are improvements, but more still needs to be done to stay on track, expert says

Rates of blindness and impaired vision among Indigenous people haveĀ halved over the last decade, as moves to close the gap start to show results.

University of Melbourne ophthalmologist Professor Hugh Taylor says initiatives are on track to improve eye health among Indigenous people, so that it is on par with eye health in the non-Indigenous population by 2020.