Vision Profiles

These profiles are accompanied by a statistical commentary presenting the key messages from the indicators.

Sight loss is not an inevitable part of ageing, an estimated 50% of sight loss is avoidable. Maintaining good eye health is central to maintaining good mental, social and physical health. Vision loss is associated with a reduction in overall quality of life, mental health, independence, mobility, educational attainment, and employment.

The vision profile brings together population rates across the whole eye pathway. Giving local areas comparable indicators of risk factors, healthcare and outcomes to support commissioning and planning.

The Vision profile is an online tool showing eye health data from a range of sources and is presented in the following domains:

  • Outpatient indicators
  • Procedures, such as intravitreal injections and cataract surgery
  • Sight loss outcomes
  • Risk factors

Geography: Lower Tier Local Authorities in England

Organisation: Office for Health Improvement and Disparities (OHID)

Published link: Vision - OHID (

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