Detect Diabetic Retinopathy Earlier with OCT-A

Routine screening could change the standard of care.

Choroidal Thickness Increases With Diabetes Duration

This measurement could be an important screening tool in children.

Patients Frequently Skip Anti-VEGF Injections

Those with macular diseases often no-show, study says.

Diabetes Patients With Poor Metabolic Control Likely Have DED

This finding highlights the importance of routine screening.

Glucose-monitoring Contact Lens Shelved

After years of research, developers couldn’t quite crack the technology.

Diabetic Retinopathy Common in Patients with Kidney Disease

Risk factors for these two diseases often go hand in hand, a report shows.

DR Patients Fare Better with Anti-VEGF Injection

A new Phase III trial shows improvements for moderate and severe patients.

Blood Sugar Fluctuations Elevate Diabetic Retinopathy Risk

Even with relatively steady readings, spikes can cause eye damage.

Inflammation Linked to DR and Choroidal Vasculopathy

High concentration of high-sensitive C-reactive protein serum associated with the two diseases.

Lucentis an Option for DR Patients

Five-year study bodes well for those with proliferative disease.

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February 15-19, 2019

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