Alzheimer's disease: early detection using an eye exam -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Alzheimer's disease: early detection using an eye exam

Interview with Dr. Izabella Jahn, Department of Sensor Systems and System Technology, and Dr. Clara Stiebing, Department of Spectroscopy/Imaging, Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT — German: Institut für Photonische Technologien)

22/03/2021

Image: A smiling woman with long brown hair and glasses - Dr. Izabella Jahn; Copyright: Leibniz IPHT

Dr. Izabella Jahn

Image: A smiling woman with brown hair and glasses - Dr. Clara Stiebing; Copyright: Leibniz IPHT

Dr. Clara Stiebing

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Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is only able to show morphological changes of the retina. Is an early-stage disease causes biochemical changes, they could maybe seen with Raman spectroscopy.

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