Comm Eye Health Vol. 21 No. 66 2008. Published online 01 May, 2008

Eye care for older people

An older women has her vision tested. SWAZILAND. © Daisy Wilson
An older women has her vision tested. SWAZILAND. © Daisy Wilson

It is important to plan for the effects of an ageing population, both in terms of health care provision and public health campaigns. Public health messages should be provided to encourage healthy lifestyles that promote eye health in the long term. We must also ensure that older people have good access to eye care services.

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