Ultra-widefield imaging improved diabetic retinopathy detection

SAN FRANCISCO — Ultra-widefield imaging with or without fluorescein angiography could have significant implications for identifying and treating diabetic retinopathy, according to data presented at the American Diabetes Association’s 74th Scientific Sessions.“Ultra-widefield imaging with or without fluorescein angiography can help select patients for more-intensive monitoring for potentially earlier target treatments to minimize loss of visual field due to laser treatments,” Belinda A. Brooks, NP, CDE, MSc, PhD, of the Sydney Diabetes Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, said during a presentation here. “Ultra-widefield imaging is easier and faster to perform. It (Read more...)

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