Accommodative function in rhesus monkeys: effects of aging and calorie restriction

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Numerous degenerative changes in the visual system occur with age, including a loss of accommodative function possibly related to hardening of the lens or loss of ciliary muscle mobility. The rhesus monkey is a reliable animal model for studying age-related changes in ocular function, including loss of accommodation. Calorie restriction (CR) is the only… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11357-005-4005-8

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