Macular oedema and retinal neovascularisation in juvenile diabetics

  title={Macular oedema and retinal neovascularisation in juvenile diabetics},
  author={Philip J Polkinghorne and Alan I. Uliss and A. M. Peter Hamilton},
  journal={International Ophthalmology},
Thirteen young diabetic patients with peripheral capillary non perfusion who presented with symptoms of mild maculopathy were reviewed retrospectively. In this group, peripheral retinal ischaemia was often overlooked and a rapidly progressive proliferative retinopathy developed. Fluorescein angiography of the peripheral retina showed capillary closure, but with preservation of arterioles and venules.In this series, half of the eyes lost vision. In seven eyes where the peripheral ischaemia was… CONTINUE READING