Diseases associated with age-related cataract: a health-board-based retrospective study focusing on common physiopathological mechanisms

ConclusionsPatients with age-related cataract have various comorbidities. This may be caused by the aging process but may not always be a normal part of aging. Thus, diseases among elderly individuals should not be considered in isolation. Studies focusing on common physiopathological mechanisms may be helpful to understand the development of comorbidities.
Source: Journal of Public Health - Category: Health Management Source Type: research

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