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Eyes can reveal onset of Alzheimer's disease
Nov 22, 2016
The researchers found that the retina tissue shows evidence of toxic tau and inflammation -- crucial for the onset of the neurodegenerative disease.
"Using the retina for detecting Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases would be non-invasive, inexpensive and could become a part of a normal screening done at patient checkups," said lead author Ashley Nilson, graduate student at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston....
Eyes can reveal onset of Alzheimer's disease - Times of India
US scientists have identified that early signs of Alzheimer's disease can be detected by looking at the back of patients' eyes.