Exploring age-related visual dysfunctions and strategies for visual function restoration

Authors: Lyu Fan,  Li Jin,  Pan Anpeng
DOI: 10.3760/cma.j.cn115989-20210401-00224
Published 2021-08-10
Cite asChin J Exp Ophthalmol, 2021, 39(8): 670-675.

Abstract

According to the international definition on the aging society, China has entered an aging population period.The research and strategies addressed on age-related health problems have become one of the key parts of the national strategy of Active Health.Age-related visual function decline and ocular diseases include presbyopia, cataract, age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, etc.It is significant to engage the role of Active Eye Health Project in the research on related areas and in introducing appropriate scientific strategies to early intervene their occurrence and development.On the basis of prior research and practices conducted by other teams, this article analyzed age-related eye health problems as well as their serious impacts, and put forward the concept and specific strategies related to visual function decline and restoration.Additionally, combined with the preliminary practice of our team, the feasibility and the clinical significance of early intervention were investigated.

Key words:

Aging society; Age-related visual function decline; Active Eye Health; Early intervention

Contributor Information

Lyu Fan

Eye Hospital and School of Ophthalmology and Optometry, Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou 325000, China

Li Jin

Eye Hospital and School of Ophthalmology and Optometry, Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou 325000, China

Pan Anpeng

Eye Hospital and School of Ophthalmology and Optometry, Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou 325000, China

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