Alzheimer's eye test

Experts at Lancaster University have developed a simple eye test that could help combat the risk of Alzheimer's.

Lancaster University develops eye test that could help combat the risk of Alzheimer's

by Matt O'Donoghue

Around half the people in the North West currently living with Alzheimer's don't actually know they have it.

And just like cancer - the earlier you get a diagnosis, the better the outcome.

Now, scientists at Lancaster University have developed a simple test could mean thousands will get the treatment they need far sooner.

Scientists at Lancaster University develop eye test that could help combat the risk of Alzheimer's

Experts at Lancaster University have developed a simple eye test that could help combat the risk of Alzheimer's.

A study has shown that people with Alzheimer's have difficulty with one particular type of eye tracking test.

Its thought that the key to tackling and stopping the incurable brain condition lies in early detection.

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Lancaster University develop eye test that could help combat the risk of Alzheimer's

Its thought that the key to tackling and stopping the incurable brain condition lies in early detection. Credit: PA

Experts at Lancaster University have developed a simple eye test that could help combat the risk of Alzheimer's.

A study has shown that people with Alzheimer's have difficulty with one particular type of eye tracking test.

Its thought that the key to tackling and stopping the incurable brain condition lies in early detection.