Description:

We discuss the 6th leading cause of death in America and how the medical professions distinguish AD from myriad other causes of dementia. We review the pathophysiology, anatomy and commonalities of AD brains including the association with aging, inflammation, microglial priming activation and mitochondrial collapse. Many of these processes have visual consequences and overlap with ocular pathology occurring in the lens, optic nerve and retina, that can be diagnosed with new instrumentation. A clean environment avoiding synergistic toxicity, along with nutritional micronutrient modulation appear to offer hope for addressing the AD eye brain nexus.

Course Code:

AOA235-SD

Speaker(s):

Stuart Richer, O.D.stuartricher1@comcast.net
stuart.richer1@va.gov

Credits:

2

AOA Expiration Date:

3/17/2025

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