Eye Exam Can Reveal Alzheimer’s Disease

The eyes may show signs of Alzheimer's disease long before cognitive symptoms appear.

An eye examination may be able to detect Alzheimer’s disease (AD) years or even decades before any clinical symptoms appear, suggests a small study published in JAMA Ophthalmology. Ophthalmologists from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis discovered that people in the preclinical stage of AD had significant thinning in the center of […]


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