Eye Gaze - A New Tool in the Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease?
Recent tests investigating eye movements and neuropsychological tests as a diagnostic marker for Alzheimer's disease suggest that a future clinical test could be used to detect early disease.
This lecture by Dr Trevor Crawford from Lancaster University will cover the following:
A brief overview of Alzheimer's disease, what causes it and its early signs and symptoms
Limitations of current diagnostic assessments
An explanation of why eye movements can predict neurodegenerative disease
A review of the research methodology and results
An overview of what happens next: what research is still to do, how might a clinical test be developed
CET Points: 1
Eyecare credits: 1
Expiry Date: 31/12/2018
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