Eye Test to Detect Memory Problems and Dementia Early

The results of a research done at Moorefields Eye Hospital in London was presented recently at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2016 in Toronto. The researchers have found a correlation between the thickness of the retinal nerve fiber layer with some measurable cognitive abilities. This makes sense because retina is an extension of the central nervous system and the changes in the nerve fibres of retina can give a clue about the health of the [...]

2016-11-06T11:44:48+00:00 July 26th, 2016|New Advancements, Research|0 Comments

Eye Symptoms of a Brain Tumor

Some eye symptoms are manifestations of a brain tumor. A tumor in the brain can cause symptoms either because of raised pressure in the cranial cavity or because of direct pressure by the tumor on the adjacent structures above and behind the eyes. The tumor can compress the arteries, veins and nerves meant for the eyes and produce symptoms depending on the structures affected or damaged. Apart from the eye symptoms, the brain tumor also [...]

2016-11-06T15:31:30+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Diseases & Conditions|0 Comments