Diabetes

Nonadherent DME Patients Pay a Small Price After Stopping Anti-VEGF

However, study shows VA improved after restarting therapy to the level seen prior to the treatment break.
07/27/2021

Same DME Biomarker, Different Angle

Keeping tabs on central subfield thickness fluctuations over time, rather than on single measurements, may help clinicians better predict visual acuity outcomes, study suggests.
07/26/2021

The Future is Here: “Telephotocoagulation” for Diabetic Retinopathy Debuts

All patients had smooth, successful treatments—performed remotely—in this small study.
07/14/2021

Anti-VEGF Surpasses PRP for PDR Treatment

Intravitreal injection with bevacizumab was the most common, study finds.
07/08/2021

Telemed Screenings for Diabetic Eye Disease Sufficient, But Not Error-Free

PCP-led remote exams were considered worthwhile 84% of the time in a recent study.
06/28/2021

DR Severity Associated with Corneal Endothelial Changes

Study also highlights impact of diabetes duration and age.
06/17/2021

UWF Imaging Earns Good Marks in Detecting Early DR

Still, this technique was less sensitive than standard techniques in finding intraretinal microvascular abnormalities, researchers report.
06/08/2021

NPDR Follow-up Affected by Insurance, Appointment Intervals

Considering the overall adherence rate was 53%, researchers say extra effort is needed to ensure diabetic patients return to the clinic for continual care.
06/07/2021

Minority Youth Less Likely to Undergo Diabetic Eye Exams

These individuals were also five times more likely to have DR than their white counterparts, study finds.
06/07/2021

Study Identifies New Factor in PDR Assessment

Three novel types of neovascularization elsewhere differ enough to result in variable responsiveness to panretinal photocoagulation.
05/25/2021

Upcoming Events

August 5, 2021

Treatment Option for Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Leo Semes, OD, FAAO and Nancy M. Holekamp, MD
8:00–9:00pm EST

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August 19, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: A. Paul Chous, OD, FAAO and Nathan C. Steinle, MD
9:00–10:00pm EST

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August 26, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO, and Dilsher S. Dhoot, MD
9:00–10:00pm EST

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