Diabetic Retinopathy

Publication Date: January 1, 2020

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

This pocket guide has been archived and is no longer updated. The information below may be outdated. Please refer to AAO website for current guidelines.

Key Points

...y Points...

...The prevalence of diabetes, both wo...


Figure 1. Standard Photographs

Figure 1. Standard P...

Diagnosis

...gnosis...

...2. Diabetic Retinopathy Disease Severity Scale...


...process for diabetic retinopathy includ...


...s must be informed that they may hav...


...ividuals with Type 2 diabetes mellitus...


...1 diabetes mellitus without diabet...


...ternational Clinical Diabetic Macu...


...le 4. Recommended Eye Examinations for Patie...


Ophthalmologic Examination

...almologic Examination...

...th eyes should be classified according...


...lamp biomicroscopy is the recommended method...


...ation of the peripheral retina is best...


...ma is best evaluated by dilated examination us...


...hotography and optical coherence tomography (OCT...


Fundus Photography

...Photography...

...ppropriately, color and red-free f...


...hotography is often helpful to document...


Ultrasonography

...asonography...

...used appropriately, ultrasonography ancillary...


...rasonography is an extremely valuable diagnos...


Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)

...tical Coherence Tomography (OCT...

...propriately, OCT ancillary to the clinical exam...


...is a helpful screening tool to detect...


.... Use of Optical Coherence Tomography for D...