Points of Interest and Visual Dictionary for Retina Pathology Detection

  title={Points of Interest and Visual Dictionary for Retina Pathology Detection},
  author={Tiago Carvalho and Siome Goldenstein and Jacques Wainer},
Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a diabetes development that affects the retina’s blood flow. The effect of DR is the weakening of retina’s vessels, resulting on anything from small hemorrhages to the growth of new blood vessels. If left untreated, DR eventually lead to blindness, and, in fact, this is the leading cause of blindness in persons in the age range of 20 to 74 years in developed countries. One of the most successful means for fighting DR is early diagnosing through the analysis of… CONTINUE READING


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