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Alzheimer's Disease

A progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions

The facts

5.8 

million people living with Alzheimer's in the US

$66

billion in out of pocket medical costs

$305

billion in total annual cost 

4-8

years is avg amount of time a patient lives after diagnosis

1 in 3

seniors die with Alzheimer's or another dementia

Alzheimer's vs Dementia: a need for differentiation

"About a third of the people who were enrolled in these clinical trials for Alzheimer’s Disease actually turned out not to have Alzheimer’s Disease. That’s a really huge problem.” 

- Clifford Jack, Brain imaging researcher at the Mayo Clinic

Dementia is a symptom, not a specific disease. Causes of dementia include: 
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Vascular cognitive impairment
  • Dementia with Lewy bodies

ALZHEIMER'S

DEMENTIA

a specific brain disease that accounts for 60-80% of dementia cases 

a general term
for symptoms

like decline in
memory or other thinking skills 

VS

Scientific research supports the use of the blink reflex in the differential diagnosis of the various forms of dementia as well as the management of disease

Our integration and goals

• Engaging in research collaborations with pharmaceutical and academic organizations
• Running pharmaceutical trials to improve the study population selection and improve therapeutic efficacy
 
• Preparing to use EyeStat in Telehealth, Point of Care, and home markets to monitor Alzheimer's remotely
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