Glaucoma - an early warning sign of Alzheimer's? - Cameron Optometry | Cameron Optometry
Glaucoma – an early warning sign of Alzheimer’s?

Glaucoma – an early warning sign of Alzheimer’s?

Posted on 10th November 2011

Scientists at University College London have discovered a potential link between glaucoma and Alzheimer’s.

The researchers discovered that the presence of beta-amyloid proteins are key triggers in both conditions. More research is continuing to determine whether glaucoma is an early warning sign of the on-set of Alzheimer’s.


Related Posts

Coronavirus, COVID-19, advice

10th October 2020

This page will have our latest information on the care we can provide during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can also find information on our Facebook page. LATEST UPDATE 3.00pm, Saturday 10 October Re...

Read more

Treating dry eyes

09th October 2020

The huge increase in individuals working from home has resulted in an increase in patients getting in touch to ask for advice on dry eyes. It might be that people are spending more time on their devic...

Read more

Video consultations

01st October 2020

During lockdown we learned a lot and, whilst we are delighted to be able to see patients in the practice again, video call triaging for patients with eye care emergencies was very effective. So, if yo...

Read more

Appointment booking update

28th September 2020

It finally feels like some sort of normality is being restored in the practice. We resumed the provision of routine eye care in early August and are pleased to have begun rescheduling those patients w...

Read more