Biennial eye screening in patients with diabetes without retinopathy: 10-year experience.

@article{lafsdttir2007BiennialES,
  title={Biennial eye screening in patients with diabetes without retinopathy: 10-year experience.},
  author={Eyd{\'i}s {\'O}lafsd{\'o}ttir and Einar Stef{\'a}nsson},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2007},
  volume={91 12},
  pages={
          1599-601
        }
}
AIMS To evaluate the safety of every-other-year eye screening for patients with diabetes without retinopathy. METHODS Since 1994, patients with diabetes without retinopathy in Iceland have received eye screening every other year. 296 patients with diabetes who had no diabetic retinopathy in 1994/95 were followed with biennial eye examinations until they had developed retinopathy. The 10-year experience of this approach is reviewed. RESULTS Out of the 296 diabetic individuals, 172 did not… CONTINUE READING
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