Retinal Thinning Linked to Parkinson’s and Likely Disease Severity in Newly Diagnosed Patients, Study Finds

Retinal Thinning Linked to Parkinson’s and Likely Disease Severity in Newly Diagnosed Patients, Study Finds
Thinning of the eye’s retina appears to be associated with Parkinson’s and, possibly, with disease severity, a study reports, suggesting that an eye scan might be used at some point to detect Parkinson’s in its earliest stages, before motor symptoms begin. The study, “Retinal thinning associates with nigral dopaminergic loss in de novo Parkinson disease,” was published in the journal Neurology. Visual ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2018-08-20By Iqra Mumal