Grading of DR by first-line caregivers needs improvement

The majority of optometrists perform a dilated fundus examination to screen for diabetic retinopathy, but the concordance between the examination and grading for diabetic retinopathy needs improvement, according to a retrospective chart review.
“The screening of most diabetic patients is done by first-line caregivers, such as general optometrists or general ophthalmologists, and what we wanted to do was look at our optometry colleagues who evaluate these patients and determine if they’re meeting the criteria of screening these diabetic patients and properly assessing their level of

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