Parkinson’s disease patients have reduced visual contrast acuity

25 febrero 2015

An iPad® application has been developed that can help physicians screen for Parkinson’s Disease, report researchers. Patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) often have difficulties with visual acuity in low-contrast images. Because they may have normal high-contrast vision, this is often overlooked during routine eye exams, but this new app can help to identify the problem.