1. Leveraging WeChat Social-Media and Messaging Platform to Increase Physical Activity in Chinese Glaucoma Patients

    Leveraging WeChat Social-Media and Messaging Platform to Increase Physical Activity in Chinese Glaucoma Patients

    The positive effects of exercise on ocular health are known, but modern lifestyles have made it difficult to incorporate physical activity into the daily lives of the Chinese population. Recent studies suggest that exercise plays an important role in lowering intraocular pressure (IOP) by protecting retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) in glaucoma patients as well as other potential neuroprotective benefits. Increasing the amount of physical activity within the Chinese glaucoma population may have marked effects on health outcomes and coincides with the Chinese government's efforts to make exercise an urgent public health priority. There is a need for innovative, cost-effective ...

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