Diabetes

Ocular Biomarker Elevated in Diabetes and Hypertension

A vasoconstrictor linked to small pupil pathophysiology may also play a role in systemic disease.
11/20/2020

Lesion Locations Tied to DR Severity

Central retinal vessel density was linked to disease severity in eyes without—but not with—peripheral lesions.
11/13/2020

Delayed Treatment Leads to Poor VA in Diabetes Patients

Those with proliferative diabetic retinopathy should seek PRP within a month.
11/06/2020

ERG Detects Early Retinal Changes in Diabetes

Both implicit time and amplitude were significantly affected by disease duration, even before retinopathy.
10/30/2020

OCT Detects Early Changes in Diabetes

Imaging shows macular thinning even before retinopathy develops.
10/28/2020

Prediabetes Leads to Macular Thinning

These findings in early disease support the neurodegenerative theory in diabetes.
10/26/2020

Study Pinpoints DED Factors in Type 1 Diabetes

Disease duration, elevated HbA1c levels and severe diabetic retinopathy are the most critical factors.
10/16/2020

Bacterial Infections Tied to Severe Diabetic Retinopathy

Patients with advanced cases of DR purchased more antibiotics per year.
09/30/2020

Myopia Not a Factor in DR Progression

Still, hyperopia was associated with a higher risk of disease progression.
09/28/2020

AI DR Screening Effective in Children

This technique was preferred over conventional screening in terms of accuracy and cost to patients.
09/22/2020

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Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
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