Alzheimer's disease and glaucoma: mechanistic similarities and differences.


Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia. Intraneuronal neurofibrillary tangles, extracellular Aβ amyloid deposits in the form of amyloid plaques and cerebral amyloid angiopathy, and synaptic and neuronal loss co-exist in the brain parenchyma, with the limbic areas being the most severely affected. The classic clinical findings are… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/IJG.0b013e3182934af6