Table of Contents

Standards of medical care in diabetes, 2009 / American Diabetes Association.
Clinical presentation of retinopathy / José Cunha-Vaz.
Clinical diagnostic methodologies.
Pathogenesis.
Epidemiology / José Rui Faria Abreu.
Major clinical trials on treatment for diabetic retinopathy / Luisa Ribeiro.
Photocoagulation for macular edema and proliferative retinopathy / Francisco Goméz-Ulla.
Vitrectomy for diabetic retinopathy / José Carlos Pastor.
Medical management of diabetic retinopathy / José Rui Faria Abreu and José Cunha-Vaz.
An integrated perspective on diabetic retinopathy in type 2 diabetes / José Cunha-Vaz. This book addresses diabetic retinopathy, an eye disease that remains one of the main causes of vision loss if not diagnosed and managed properly. It aims to cover the entire spectrum of the disease by describing its clinical identification and characterization, pathophysiology, epidemiology, and medical and surgical management. "Diabetic Retinopathy" also offers a complete overview of the present understanding of diabetic retinopathy, covering current practice but also including original contributions that offer novel perspectives for looking at and addressing this disease. The auth.