Diabetic macular oedema: clinical risk factors and emerging genetic influences.

@article{Liu2017DiabeticMO,
  title={Diabetic macular oedema: clinical risk factors and emerging genetic influences.},
  author={Ebony Liu and Jamie Evan Craig and Kathryn P Burdon},
  journal={Clinical & experimental optometry},
  year={2017},
  volume={100 6},
  pages={569-576}
}
Diabetic macular oedema is the major cause of visual impairment in type 1 and type 2 diabetes. As type 2 diabetes becomes more prevalent worldwide, the prevalence of diabetic macular oedema is also expected to rise. Current management of diabetic macular oedema is challenging, expensive and not optimal in a subset of patients. Therefore, it is important to increase our understanding of the risk factors involved and develop preventative strategies. While clinical risk factors for diabetic… CONTINUE READING