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Parafoveal letter recognition at reduced contrast in normal aging and in patients with risk factors for AMD
Background Patients with early age-related maculopathy ( ARM) do not necessarily show obvious morphological signs or functional impairment. Many have good visual acuity, yet complain of decreased visual performance. The ...
Is the Androgen Deficiency of Aging Men (ADAM) questionnaire useful for the screening of partial androgenic deficiency of aging men?
Background: Androgen serum levels significantly decrease in older men, causing quality of life impairment and increasing the risk of chronic disease. This disorder is defined as PADAM (Partial Androgen Deficiency of Aging ...
The aging lacrimal gland: Changes in structure and function
(ETHIS COMMUNICATINS, INC, 2008)
The afferent nerves of the cornea and conjunctiva, efferent nerves of the lacrimal gland, and the lacrimal gland are a functional unit that works cooperatively to produce the aqueous component of tears. A decrease in the ...
Biologia do envelhecimento: teorias, mecanismos e perspectivasBiology of aging: theories, mechanisms, and perspectives
(ABRASCO - Associação Brasileira de Saúde Coletiva, 2010)