Nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy and macular edema progression after phacoemulsification: prospective study.

@article{RomeroAroca2006NonproliferativeDR,
  title={Nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy and macular edema progression after phacoemulsification: prospective study.},
  author={Pedro Romero-Aroca and Juan Fern{\'a}ndez-Ballart and Matias Almena-Garcia and Isabel M{\'e}ndez-Mar{\'i}n and Merc{\`e} Salvat-Serra and Jose Antonio Buil-Calvo},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={32 9},
  pages={1438-44}
}
PURPOSE To determine the incidence of diabetic retinopathy (DR) progression after phacoemulsification in patients with type II diabetes. SETTING Service of Ophthalmology, University of Sant Joan, Barcelona, Spain. METHODS This prospective study evaluated 132 patients with diabetes mellitus who had monocular phacoemulsification. A control group comprised the patients' contralateral eyes. Data analysis included preoperative retinal findings and DR status; hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), low-density… CONTINUE READING

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