Prescribing for Two

Be aware of the factors at play for pregnant diabetic women.

Cataracts More Common When Diabetes Patients Have DR

Those with ocular manifestations of this multisystemic condition may face three times the risk, study shows.

Age, DR Severity Strong Indicators of Vision Loss

These are important factors when deciding the most suitable number of follow-up visits for these patients, research notes.

Diabetes Type, Duration Affect Corneal Endothelial Compromise

Both types of the condition resulted in cell loss and increased pachymetry, according to a recent literature study.

Dexamethasone Implant Safe, Effective in Treatment-naive DME Eyes

After 52 weeks, participants in this study experienced a significant improvement in BCVA and CRT with an average of just 2.4 injections throughout the year.

Outer Retinal Changes May Reflect Poor VA in DME

Early identification of these OCT biomarkers may help dictate therapy, investigators say.

Daily Fish Oil Consumption May Protect Against Diabetic Retinopathy

Dietary changes may help prevent development and progression of this condition, study finds.

Diabetic Cataract Patients May Benefit From the Laser

Because it uses less phaco energy than traditional surgery, FLACS may be a better option for this demographic, researchers suggest.

Delays in Anti-VEGF Treatment Could Cause Permanent Damage

Many patients missed injections throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in worse visual outcomes even after reinitiating therapy, researchers note.

Closely Monitor Cataract Patients with Early DME

Even low pre-op levels of macular edema are associated with disease progression and vision loss, study suggests.

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