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The International Low Vision Rehabilitation Exchange Symposium was held at the National Assistive Devices South China Regional Center

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The International Low Vision Rehabilitation Exchange Symposium was held at the National Assistive Devices South China Regional Center

Symposium Site On August 1, the International Low Vision Rehabilitation Exchange Symposium was held at the National Assistive Devices South China Regional Center of the Provincial Rehabilitation Base for the Disabled. Professor Eli Peli from the Schepens Eye Institute of Harvard Medical School and well-known domestic ophthalmologists, Ms. Deng Hongwei, director of the Low Vision Department of Shenzhen Eye Hospital, Mr. Hu Jianmin, director of the Low Vision Department of the Second Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University, and many other low vision experts. Nearly 20 vision rehabilitation experts, scholars and technicians attended the symposium. Wang Muxiong, director of the South China Regional Center for National Assistive Devices, relevant personnel from the Visually Impaired Center, and the Regional Development Department attended the symposium. On behalf of our center, Wang Muxiong, director of the South China Regional Center for National Assistive Devices, first spoke at the symposium and introduced the current situation of our center in detail. Prof. Eli Peli from the Schepens Eye Institute at Harvard Medical School actively asked questions about Director Wang Muxiong's speech, gained an in-depth understanding of the development of the Center for Visual Impairment, and made useful suggestions. Prof. Eli Peli gave a speech. Then, Prof. Eli Peli reported on the prevalence and causes of low vision, as well as the latest research results and new ideas of low vision rehabilitation, and discussed the direction of developing low vision rehabilitation and expanding international exchanges on low vision rehabilitation. Recommendations for further promoting the development of rehabilitation work for people with low vision. In his speech, he mentioned that China is one of the countries with the largest population of blind and low-vision people in the world. With the development of economy and society, the increase of population and the intensification of aging, the number of new cases of blindness and low vision is also increasing, and China is facing great challenges in the prevention of blindness and rehabilitation of low vision. However, China's current service capabilities, service levels, and service methods are still difficult to meet the various rehabilitation needs of low-vision patients. Low vision ophthalmologists Ms. Deng Hongwei and Mr. Hu Jianmin also expressed their opinions at the symposium in the field of low vision rehabilitation. In the end, Director Wang Muxiong made a concluding speech. It is necessary to extensively carry out international exchanges and cooperation in low vision rehabilitation, learn international advanced low vision rehabilitation technologies and concepts, strengthen the construction of provincial visually impaired centers for the disabled, improve service capabilities, and cultivate more low vision rehabilitation talents. . Certificate issuance Group photo Prof. Eli Peli Viewing Experience Center Visually Impaired Products Symposium Staff Viewing Experience Center Visually Impaired Products Prof. Eli Peli Viewing Experience Center Visually Impaired Products Prosthetic Orthotics Production

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