Research Suggests New Screening Intervals for Diabetes

Patients without DR may be safe with screening appointments as far out as every four years.

Scanning-Slit Topography Overestimates CCT for DR

Researchers highlight the non-contact value of OCT.

Look Out For Keratopathy in Type 2 Diabetes

Patients with progressing retinopathy also had more corneal alterations.

Alcohol Linked to Lower Risk of DR

There was no association between drinking and progression, however.

Imaging Helps Predict DR in Pediatric Patients

Technology shows when disease is likely, even before it’s present.

FA Helps Quantify DR Factors

The ability to capture nonperfusion and neovascularization on ultra-widefield imaging may help predict disease progression.

DME Trials Don’t Match Clinical Practice

Data suggests that, in the real world, these patients undergo fewer injections, which is associated with worse visual outcomes.

FA Gets Good Marks in Detecting Microaneurysms

Ultrawide field technique did better than field color imaging in grading DR severity.

Retinal Thickness Linked to Perfusion in DR

OCT-A finds nonperfused areas overlapped with areas of severe retinal thinning.

Your Patient May Be Lost to Follow Up If…

Investigators say some signs can predict DR patients who are unlikely to return.

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