Volgograd Journal of Medical Research
Quarterly Journal of Science and Practice

UDK: 616-018+617.7:57.017.67+613.98

The aging of retina (degeneration, regression, apoptosis) and association with gerontoophtalmological diseases

A. A. Nesterova, V. L. Zagrebin

Волгоградский государственный медицинский университет, кафедра гистологии, эмбриологии, цитологии


The survey describes the mechanisms of retinal degenerative diseases. A knowledge of the processes of naturally developing aging in retina is the key to understanding the processes that lead to age-related eye disease.


retina, retinal pigment epithelium, Bruch’s membrane, degeneration, regression, apoptosis, aging