1. What is diabetes?, Alexander D. Wright
2. Diabetic retinopathy- reasons for screening, Paul Galsworthy
3. Anatomy of the eye and the healthy fundus, Navjot Gahir and Mirriam Shah
4. Diabetes and the eye, Paul M. Dodson
5. Background diabetic retinopathy, Rachel Stockwin & Emma Shepherd
6. Maculopathy, Helen Wharton
7. Pre-proliferative and proliferative retinopathy, Prashant Amrelia
8. Advanced diabetic eye disease, Karen Whitehouse
9. Other ophthalmic lesions in the fundus, Jonathan M. Gibson
10. The screening episode - visual acuity, mydriasis, and digital photography, David K. Roy and Prashant Amrelia
11. How to grade, Karen Whitehouse
12. The principles of a national diabetic retinopathy screening programme (DESP), Paul Galsworthy
13. Programme administration and fail-safe, Rebecca Smith
14. Models of screening and IT, Andrew Mills
15. Training and accreditation for retinal screening and grading, Karen Whitehouse
16. Medical management of diabetic retinopathy, Paul M. Dodson
17. Patients of Concern, Alexander Wright and Paul M. Dodson
18. Imaging in diabetic retinopathy, Sarita Jacob and Ramesh R. Sivaraj
19. Ophthalmic treatment of diabetic retinopathy, Ramesh R. Sivaraj & Jonathan M. Gibson
20. New treatment strategies for diabetic eye disease, Sobha Joseph and Ramesh R. Sivaraj
Diabetes mellitus is one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide, with diabetic retinopathy (DR) remaining the most common cause of eye disease for people with diabetes. Current guidelines state that all patients with diabetes should be screened for retinal problems.
Diabetic Retinopathy, second edition, offers a practical, clinically focused guide to DR. Featuring 20 concise chapters this resource covers the basics of diabetes mellitus and ocular anatomy, why screening is required, the epidemiology and nature of diabetic retinopathy, as well as associated ocular diseases. It has been fully updated to include the latest trial data and newest developments in the management of diabetic retinopathy, as well as three new chapters covering patients of concern, imaging techniques in diabetic retinopathy, and an overview of treatment strategies for diabetic eye disease.
Part of the Oxford Diabetes Library series, this pocketbook is a concise companion for professionals involved in screening and treating diabetic retinopathy.
- A concise companion for professionals involved in screening and treating diabetic retinopathy.
- Each chapter is written by a specialist with a specific role in a DR screening scheme.
- Helpful "Key Points" section at the start of each chapter.
New to this Edition:
- Updated to include the latest trial data and developments in the management of diabetic retinopathy.
- Includes three new chapters on imaging in diabetic retinopathy, an overview of treatment strategies for diabetic eye disease, and patients of concern.
Ramesh R. Sivaraj, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, UK,Paul M. Dodson, Professor of Medicine, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
Ramesh R. Sivaraj works as a Consultant Ophthalmologist with special interests in medical retinal diseases, intraocular inflammation & cataract surgery at the University Hospitals Birmingham. He was previously the Clinical Director & diabetic lead for the department and is currently the research lead for Ophthalmology at Heartlands, Solihull and Good Hope Hospitals. He is an honorary senior lecturer at the Aston university and is involved in medical students and optometry students teaching program. He is a member of the International Medical Graduate's sub- committee at the Royal College of Ophthalmology.
He in the principal investigator in several National Institute of Health Research sponsored trials in the West Midlands.
Professor Paul M. Dodson currently serves as Professor of Medicine at Aston University and as a Consultant Physician in Medical Opthalmology and Diabetes with Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust.