retinopathy

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retinopathy

[‚ret·ən′äp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
Any pathologic condition involving the retina.
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Changes in Diabetic Maculopathy can be divided into 2 Main Categories
In view of a larger picture, the main aim of this study was to find the ideal method of treatment of diabetic maculopathy in a cost effective setting.
7] The elevated lipid levels are also associated with endothelial dysfunction, which appears to play an important role in the pathogenesis of diabetic maculopathy, particularly in relation to the breakdown of blood-retinal barrier.
Patients with diabetic maculopathy usually describe an insidious onset of painless blurring of central vision.
All patients in such a situation must be referred to their GP for formal diagnosis and management of the systemic condition, as well as referral (as indicated in this case) to HES for management of potentially sight-threatening diabetic maculopathy or other blood disorders.
Visual acuity of the patients with diabetic maculopathy was found to be more affected than the patients without diabetic maculopathy.
An optometrist-led diabetic maculopathy (M1) clinic was established by Moorfields at Bedford in May 2010, with the primary aim to reduce the number of false positive M1 referrals resulting in a consultant-led appointment.
Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) has revolutionised the diagnosis and management of several ocular diseases, including age-related macular degeneration and diabetic maculopathy.
However a study done by Toke Bek, Flemming Moller and Boilel Khalusen in 2007 concluded that an average visual acuity was unchanged 3 months after laser photocoagulation for diabetic maculopathy with change in BCVA range between -0.
Diabetic maculopathy is one of the chief causes of visual loss in people with diabetes and a common cause of sight impairment registration.
a) This patient has diabetic maculopathy and cannot be treated with Ranibizumab as the VA is too poor