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Screening for eye conditions may predict risk of dementia
Prof. (Dr.) Mohan Rajan, Chairman & Medical Director, Rajan Eye Care Hospital, Chennai,  22 September 2021
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Common eye conditions such as cataract, diabetic-related eye disease (DRED) and age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) are associated with an increased risk for dementia, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology.1,2The prospective study included a subgroup of 12,364 adults aged 55-73 years from the UK Biobank cohort. The participants self-reported their eye condition and/or systemic conditions.The objective of the study was to examine associations of ophthalmic...
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