ODOB > Events > 50555 The Retina as a Window to the Brain; Imaging Biomarkers for Alzheimer’s Disease

50555 The Retina as a Window to the Brain; Imaging Biomarkers for Alzheimer’s Disease

Date: Sun 01/08/2021 - Tue 01/08/2023

Provider: Mivision

Optometrist Credits: 0.5 General

Event Type(s): Article, Online

Contact

Name: Mivision

Email: nikki@mivision.com.au


Presenter: Dr Jeremiah Lim

Duration 1.5 hours

Dementia is now a national health crisis and, to date, medicine has had nothing to offer as a cure. While clinical detection and diagnosis of dementia was once

only possible at postmortem, through innovative research we are now discovering that the biomarkers of this disease can be detected by looking into the eye. In the future, it’s possible to imagine that eye care professionals will play a vital role in managing this terrible disease.

 

 

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