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