Eye scans detect signs of Parkinson ’ s disease up to seven years before symptoms emerge

Data collected from the eye can show the presence of Parkinson’s disease up to seven years before symptoms emerge, according to new research. Using eye scans to pick up early indicators of the disease, researchers could identify markers of Parkinson’s, which are otherwise imperceptible to patients or doctors, years before clinical presentation. This is the... Read moreThe post Eye scans detect signs of Parkinson’s disease up to seven years before symptoms emerge appeared first on Nursing in Practice.
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