Alzheimer's disease in the human eye. Clinical tests that identify ocular and visual information processing deficit as biomarkers.

@article{Chang2014AlzheimersDI,
  title={Alzheimer's disease in the human eye. Clinical tests that identify ocular and visual information processing deficit as biomarkers.},
  author={Lily Y L Chang and Jennifer Lowe and Alvaro O Ardiles and Julie Ching-Hsia Lim and Angus C Grey and Ken Robertson and Helen V. Danesh-Meyer and Adrian G Palacios and Monica L Acosta},
  journal={Alzheimer's & dementia : the journal of the Alzheimer's Association},
  year={2014},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={251-61}
}
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia with progressive deterioration of memory and cognition. Complaints related to vision are common among AD patients. Several changes in the retina, lens, and in the vasculature have been noted in the AD eye that may be the cause of visual symptoms experienced by the AD patient. Anatomical changes have been detected within the eye before signs of cognitive impairment and memory loss are apparent. Unlike the brain, the eye is a unique… CONTINUE READING
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