1. Simple eye scan can reveal how quickly Multiple Sclerosis will progress

    Simple eye scan can reveal how quickly Multiple Sclerosis will progress

    A quick and easy eye test could offer an effective way of measuring how fast multiple sclerosis is progressing in someone with the disease. Researchers performed scans on 164 M.S patients that measured the thickness of the lining at the back of the eye. The team from John Hopkins University found patients with thinning of the retina had both earlier and more active forms of the disease.

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    1. As more therapies are developed to slow the progression of MS, testing retinal thinning in the eyes may be helpful in evaluating how effective those therapies are.
      By Peter Calabresi
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