Retinal Layer Thickness May Predict MS Progression, Relapses

Retinal Layer Thickness May Predict MS Progression, Relapses

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Retinal Layer Thickness May Predict MS Progression, Relapses

Measurements of the thickness of the eye’s retina — the layer of nerve cells lining the back of the eye — could be used to predict disability progression and relapses in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), a real-world study from Austria suggests. “Our study shows that both crossectional and longitudinal measurement of [retinal] thinning is reliable as a biomarker of disability worsening in a real-world setting,” the researchers said. The study, “Evaluation of Retinal Layer…

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