Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and the eye

Richard A. Armstrong

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This article describes: 1) the symptoms and pathology of CJD, 2) how prion proteins may cause CJD, 3) the visual signs and symptoms of CJD, and 4) the scientific evidence which supports a possible transmission of CJD via optometric devices.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages9
Specialist publicationIndian Optician
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2004


  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
  • eye
  • symptoms
  • pathology
  • prion proteins
  • transmission
  • optometric devices


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