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OCTA Scans in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer's Disease - Clinical Trial

What is the Purpose of this Study?

We are doing this study to find out whether changes in retinal blood vessels could detect early signs of mild cognitive impairment (memory problems), Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's.

What is the Condition Being Studied?

Alzheimers Disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment and Parkinson's disease

Who Can Participate in the Study?

To be in this study. you must:
- Have mild cognitive impairment (mild memory problems), Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's, and no other major medical problems.
- Have vision that is better than 20/40 in each eye.
- Have no prior eye history other than uncomplicated cataract surgery.

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What is Involved?

If you decide that you would like to join this study, you will:
- Have one visit to get:
-- Non invasive scans of your retina  
-- Vision test
-- Mini mental state exam
-- Pertinent medical history

Study Details

Full Title
Evaluating the Retinal Microvasculature in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer's Disease using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography
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