Research Examines TBI, Vision Dysfunction Costs

June 2012
BVA Bulletin;Summer2012, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p27
The article reports on a study by professor Kevin D. Frick which investigated the cost and incidence of blindness and vision dysfunction related to traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the U.S. military in 2000-2010. Results reveal that eye injury's total incident cost per year was 2.282 billion U.S. dollars. It says that the total cost to the U.S. economy of the injury over the period was 25.107 billion U.S. dollars.


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