Eyes may help test multiple sclerosis

The pupil’s reflex to adjust to light may offer a way to quickly diagnose multiple sclerosis and assess its severity.

A study found that pupils contracted noticeably slower to changing light in people with multiple sclerosis, a neurological condition that affects over 12,000 Australians.

The finding suggests multiple sclerosis could potentially be diagnosed and tracked with an eye test, a much simpler method than the current process of rigorously evaluating symptoms.

Read more at Australian National University