Screening and Referral of Diabetic Retinopathy: A Comparative Review of the Practice Guidelines.

Abstract

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a leading cause of preventable visual impairment in the working age group. The major risk factors for development and progression are duration of disease and the severity of hyperglycemia. The Global Diabetic Retinopathy Project developed a new classification system for DR and macular edema to enhance communication and… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/APO.0b013e31829df4a3

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