Diabetes: Current and Future Developments

Volume: 2

Blurred Vision in the Diabetic Patient – Reversible and Non-reversible Causes – General Classification of Diabetic Eye Disease

Author(s): Rony Gelman

Pp: 52-70 (19)

DOI: 10.2174/9789811466465121020006

* (Excluding Mailing and Handling)


In this chapter, we review the established classification system of diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema. Reversible and non-reversible causes of vision loss in diabetic patients are discussed with illustrative clinical examples.

Keywords: Diabetic retinopathy, Epiretinal membrane, Macular edema, Macular ischemia, Neovascular glaucoma, Tractional retinal detachment, Vitreomacular traction.

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