Management Paradigms for Diabetic Macular Edema – Accepted Manuscript

Abstract: Purpose: To provide evidence-based recommendations for diabetic macular edema (DME) management based on updated information from publications on DME treatment modalities.Design: Perspective.Methods: A literature search for “diabetic macular edema” or “diabetic maculopathy” was performed using the PubMed, Cochrane Library, and databases to identify studies from January 1985 to July 2013. Meta-analyses, systematic reviews, and randomized controlled trials with at least 1 year of follow-up published in the past 5 years were preferred sources.Results: Although laser photocoagulation has been the standard treatment for DME for nearly 3 decades, there is increasing evidence that superior outcomes can be achieved with (Read more...)

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