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

Flashes and floaters explained

31st October 2018

What are flashes and floaters? Floaters look like small, dark spots or flecks that appear to move around the eye. They are more common if you are myopic (short-sighted) or if you have had eye surgery...

Read more

Eyewear trends for 2019

24th October 2018

Earlier this month the trio of Lesley, Gill and Amy jetted off to Paris on a trend-finding mission. The SILMO eyewear show is where the world’s eyewear brands gather to showcase their latest designs...

Read more

Vacancy: Retail optical assistant/ Front-of-house role

04th October 2018

Cameron Optometry is an award-winning optometry practice and eyewear boutique, based in Edinburgh’s New Town. The practice is growing and is soon to open another consulting room, as such we are look...

Read more

Please vote for Cameron Optometry: UK Optical Team of the Year Award

02nd October 2018

Great news! Cameron Optometry has been shortlisted for the UK Optical Team of the Year category at the AOP Awards. This is a real honour as the award recognises an optical team dedicated to deliv...

Read more