Eyes’ Pupils May Be Window Into Assessing Disease Stage

Eyes’ Pupils May Be Window Into Assessing Disease Stage

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Eyes’ Pupils May Be Window Into Assessing Disease Stage

The response of the eyes’ pupils — the black circle in the center of the eye  that allows light to enter — seems to change according to the progression of Parkinson’s disease, a recent study has found. The results suggest that measuring the pupils’ response to stimuli could become a noninvasive way to measure disease progression. The study, “Analysis of pupillometer results according to disease stage in patients with Parkinson’s disease,” was published in Nature: Scientific Reports.…

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