Dementia symptoms: Have you noticed this change in your vision recently? Warning sign

Dementia symptoms: Have you noticed this change in your vision recently? Warning sign

Crucially, it will further hinder the patient’s ability to live independently, Ameen warned.

Other visual clues

Dementia will also cause a general reduction in vision, she noted.

“This can be due either to the pupil becoming more sluggish and having a slower reaction to light or the progression of other age-related conditions, such as cataracts,” said Ameen.

What should I do if I recognise the visual warning signs?

As Ameen pointed out, all these changes can be very disturbing to the patient and cause behavioural changes.

Published at Thu, 25 Jun 2020 03:00:00 +0000