ADHD: Do the Eyes Have It?

 ADHD in the News 2016-06-02

Examining the retina may aid in the diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new research shows. Confirming prior work, researchers observed that patients with untreated ADHD have elevated "background noise" on pattern electroretinography (PERG) compared with healthy controls. They now report that the elevated noise normalizes with treatment for ADHD, with PERG patterns on par with those in healthy controls.