• Selcuk N. Cekmeceli Ophthalmologist Bahcesehir University- Istanbul
  • Umur A. Kayabasi Neuro-Ophthalmologist Bahcesehir University- Istanbul



Similar Retinal, Traumatic, Brain Injury, Alzheimer’s

Abstract [English]

Aim: Our aim was to show similarities between retinal findings in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

Methods: 30 patients with AD, 4 patients with TBI and 20 age-matched healthy controls were examined by FAF and SD-OCT to find amyloid plaques and tau tangles in the retina.

Results: Similar images of plaques and tau tangles were detected in both diseases.

Conclusion: TBI may cause neurodegeneration in the retina similar to AD.


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How to Cite

Cekmeceli, S. N., & Kayabasi, U. A. (2018). SIMILAR RETINAL FINDINGS IN TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY AND ALZHEIMER’S. International Journal of Research -GRANTHAALAYAH, 6(11), 330–336.