• Retinal findings facilitate research in neurodegenerative disease

    1 month ago - By Healio

    CHICAGO - “There is mounting evidence that the retina is an extension of the brain, and it also manifests morphological changes in neurodegenerative diseases,” Christopher Hudson, PhD, MCOptom, FAAO, said here at the American Academy of Optometry.
    Hudson discussed his research as part of the plenary session, which was co-sponsored by Primary Care Optometry News.
    “The retina is an appealing target for noninvasive optical imaging and surrogate quantification of these diseases,” Hudson said. “Spectral domain optical coherence tomography may ultimately have a
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