The Activity of Eye-Care Day- Activities held by Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center

2014-07-11

June 6th, 2014 is the nineteenth National Eye-Care Day, with the theme of “Focusing on the eye health and preventing from the diabetic blindness”. In order to help a large number of patients and citizens to know the related prevention knowledge of eye disease better, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center of Sun Yat-Sen University had implemented a series of activities, such as holding the health lecture, and answering questions in the internet.

In the morning of 6th, the center had conducted two special health lectures with the theme of prevention of cataract and fundi disease. And the two lectures were welcomed by the citizens. The special health lecture with the theme of the prevention of cataract was conducted by Professor Chen Weirong, the director of Cataract Department. And Professor Zhang Danying from Cataract Department made the lecture with the name of Know Cataract Surgery with Femtosecond Lasers Better and introduced the pathology and treatment. According to professor Zheng, during the surgery, the cataract surgery with femtosecond lasers didn’t need bistoury and the whole process was directed by computer precisely, which shortened the surgery time and decreased the damage to the nearby tissues, such as cornea endothelium, caused by the ultrasound. So the whole process of cataract surgery can be safe enough and precise enough. And the patients can be more comfortable and satisfied. Later on, Professor Chen Hui from Cataract Department showed us the cataract surgery with femtosecond lasers using a real case. So the advantages, such as precise location, minimally invasive incision, perfect postoperative recovery, intelligent operation, high efficiency and enough safety, was obvious.

The lecture on prevention of fundi disease was conducted by the Professor Lv Lin, the director of the  fundi disease therapeutic center, and Vice professor Zhu Xiaobo had given a lecture in the name of “Modern Life & Fundi Disease”. According to Zhu Xiaobo, fundi disease was a kind of irreversible blindness-leading eye disease which would do great harm to the visual acuity. In the modern life, with the great change of people’s life style, reading style and the aging of people, the morbidity of the fundi disease became higher and higher, which will surely become a heavy load to the society, families and individuals. As a result, it was very important for us to prevent from fundi disease, try to find it in the early stage, and seek for treatment in the early stage. Zhu Xiaobo had introduced some prevention ways and gave some advice on diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, high myopia fundus lesions and retinal detachment, as well as other fundi diseases.

In the afternoon of the 6th, cooperated with the “Famous Doctor Online” of 39 Health Net and “Doctor Ke Answering” of “Family Doctor Online”, the center invited the Vice Professor Huang Xinhua, Vice Professor Li Tao, Vice Professor Li Yonghao from the fundi disease therapeutic center to conducted two special Answering questions about the prevention and treatment of fundi disease. Online reference column at Zhongshan ophthalmic center official website (http://www.gzzoc.com) and official Sina microblog answering questions and reposting at the same time. The activity was widely welcomed by the net users. During the two hours of answering questions, the professors from our center had answered nearly 100 questions.

In addition, in the afternoon of June 5th, Doctor Hu Xiaoling from fundi disease therapeutic center was invited to the Facing Doctor program of Southern Life Radio in the Guangdong Radio & Television and conducted the interactive answering questions with many listeners about the prevention knowledge of fundi disease. And Professor Yi Chang Xian also took part in an interview through video in the afternoon of May 27th. The interview was conducted by the Family Physician Online with the name of Non-surgical Treatment of Fundi Disease.