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A Practical Manual of Diabetic Retinopathy Management

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The incidence of diabetes is increasing worldwide at an alarming rate, and diabetic retinopathy is one of the most significant complications of diabetes. Packed with outstanding retinal photos, the second edition of this one-stop clinical manual offers a comprehensive overview of the diagnosis, treatment and long–term management of patients with diabetic eye disease.

Edited and authored by world-renowned experts from leading centres of excellence, A Practical Manual of Diabetic Retinopathy Management presents evidence-based guidance relevant for a global audience of health-care professionals, including diabetologists, ophthalmologists, retinal screeners, optometrists, ophthalmic nurses, GPs, and medical students.


List of contributors vii

Prologue ix

Acknowledgements xv

About the companion website xvii

1 Introduction 1
Peter H. Scanlon

2 Diabetes 15
Jonathan Shaw & Peter H. Scanlon

3 Lesions and classifications of diabetic retinopathy 26
Peter H. Scanlon

4 Screening for diabetic retinopathy 40
Peter H. Scanlon

5 Imaging techniques in diabetic retinopathy 54
Peter van Wijngaarden & Peter H. Scanlon

6 The normal eye 86
Stephen J. Aldington

7 Diabetic macular oedema 93
Ahmed Sallam & Abdallah A. Ellabban

8 Mild non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy 116
Peter H. Scanlon

9 Moderate and severe non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy 120
Peter H. Scanlon

10 Proliferative and advanced diabetic retinopathy 128
Ahmed Sallam & Peter H. Scanlon

11 Proliferative diabetic retinopathy with maculopathy 150
Ahmed Sallam & Peter H. Scanlon

12 The stable treated eye 160
Peter H. Scanlon

13 Vitrectomy surgery in diabetic retinopathy 171
Charles P. Wilkinson

14 Cataract surgery in the diabetic eye: Pre-, intra- and postoperative considerations 183
Abdallah A. Ellabban & Ahmed Sallam

15 Pregnancy and the diabetic eye 197
Peter H. Scanlon

16 Low vision and blindness from diabetic retinopathy 207
Peter H. Scanlon

17 Future advances in the management of diabetic retinopathy 219
Peter van Wijngaarden

18 Other retinal conditions in diabetes 228
Stephen J. Aldington & Peter H. Scanlon

19 Conditions with appearances similar to diabetic retinopathy 247
Stephen J. Aldington & Peter H. Scanlon

Glossary 255

Index 259