Department of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine
● One of the characteristic departments of He Eye Specialist Hospital
● Independent diagnosis and treatment system integrating traditional Chinese medicine and western medicine
● Senior TCM expert with decades of work experience
● Characteristic therapy integrating traditional Chinese medicine and western medicine for effective treatment of various eye diseases
Introduction to the Department:
Department of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine of Shenyang He Eye Specialist Hospital has taken the eye treatment by the integrated TCM and WM as one of the hospital’s characteristics since its establishment. For many years, it has formed its own independent diagnosis and treatment system integrating traditional Chinese medicine and western medicine. The department has many experts who have been engaged in TCM ophthalmology for more than 40 years. After differentiating disease, identifying pathogenic site and dialectical argumentation, they use the therapy of integrated TCM and WM to treat diabetic retinopathy, various causes of fundus hemorrhage, neuratrophia, uveitis, dry eye, myopia, amblyopia, ophthalmoplegia and other eye diseases, and has accumulated a wealth of experience in diagnosis and treatment of such diseases.
Including but not limited to diabetic retinopathy, various causes of fundus hemorrhage, neuratrophia, uveitis, dry eye, myopia, amblyopia, ophthalmoplegia and other eye diseases.
What is optic atrophy?
Optic atrophy refers to a morphological change in which the disease changes the retinal ganglion cells and their axons and resultantly causes thinning of the optic nerve. It usually arises from myriad causes of optic nerve damage anywhere along the path from the retina to the lateral geniculate body.
Optic atrophy is the final stage of optic nerve damages including degeneration and disappearance of optic nerve fibers, conduction dysfunction, visual field defect, visual deterioration and loss. Generally, optic atrophy may be primary and secondary. On fundoscopy, we can see a picture of a yellowish or pale optic disc, with blurred margins, physiologic cup disappeared and thinning of blood vessel.
Dangers of Optic Atrophy:
Visual field defect, optic nerve damage, vision loss, nerve fiber layer damage, pupil changes, etc.