Neuro-Ophthalmological Features of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Date/Time: Monday, October 14, 2019 - 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Level: Interactive Lunch Workshop
Room: Parkview
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Description:

The presence of different forms of eye involvement guides neurologists in the diagnosis of many neurodegenerative disorders, significantly affecting quality of life and being often including in clinical rating scales. The goal of this session is to provide an update on the neuro-ophthalmological features and ongoing research efforts in this field for various neurodegenerative conditions.

Objective(s):

  • Clinical characteristics and methods for evaluation of neuro-ophthalmological features in Huntington's disease
    How neurobiological features of mitochondrial disorders translate to retinal dysfunction and aid in genetic diagnosis.
    How neuro-ophthalmological features of parkinsonian syndromes aid in diagnosis and therapeutics

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