Key clinical point: The majority of patients with Parkinson’s disease had ophthalmologic symptoms that interfered with daily activities.
Major finding: Compared with healthy controls, patients with Parkinson’s disease more commonly reported any ophthalmologic symptoms (82% vs. 48%; P < .001) and ophthalmologic symptoms interfering with daily activities (68% vs. 35%; P < .001).
Study details: A multicenter, cross-sectional cohort study among 848 patients with Parkinson’s disease and 250 age-matched healthy controls.
Disclosures: Dr. Borm disclosed no relevant conflicts of interest. The study was funded by the Stichting Parkinson Fonds.
Borm CDJM et al. Neurology. 2020 Mar 11. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000009214.