Alzheimer’s Disease and the Eyes

Individuals with Alzheimer’s may have a hard time explaining their vision problems to their family or caregiver. To help with this gap in communication, optometrists may use procedures that allow them to collect the required information needed to manage vision problems in patients with Alzheimer’s.


Presbyopia is a normal aging change in which the crystalline lens of your eye increases in size and loses its elasticity and flexibility. This results in an inability to focus on objects up close.

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