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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