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Can an eye exam reveal Alzheimer's risk?

By: Kelly Bilodeau, Executive Editor, Harvard Women’s Health Watch Looking for clues about the health of your brain? You might want to pay a visit to your eye doctor. Research increasingly links common eye conditions — glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy — to risk for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. …

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