How do plaques make their way from our brain to the back of our eyes?

By | October 21st, 2020

These plaques, which are the hallmarks of dementia, accumulates in smaller quantitates then it does in the brain. It’s a by-product of the the processing of a larger essential protein thats required in many cells in the body. This is why we can find amyloid-beta in small traces throughout the body. The retina is neural tissue so it’s accumulation has been associated to the same accumulation in the brain.

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