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Alzheimer’s One Day May be Predicted During Eye Exam

News   Aug 24, 2018 | Original story sourced from the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis

 
Retinal Blood Flow Changes Linked to Alzheimer's Pathology

Gregory Van Stavern, MD, (seated) and Rajendra Apte, MD, PhD, examine Kathleen Eisterhold's eyes, using technology that one day may make it possible to screen patients for Alzheimer's disease during an eye exam. In a small study, the eye test was able to detect the presence of Alzheimer’s damage in older patients with no symptoms of the disease. Credit: Matt Miller.

 
 
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