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Diabetic Eye Disease (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

diabetes mellitus, diabetes, DM, diabetic retinopathy, diabetic eye problems, diabetic eye complications, vision loss, blurring, blurry vision, blindness, glaucoma, cataracts, hemoglobin, glycosylated hemoglobin, lens, retina, macula, retinal hemorrhage, retinal edema, retinal swelling, macular edema, microaneurysm, laser treatment, retinal detachment, fluorescein angiogram, neovascular glaucoma, vitreous hemorrhage, pan retinal photocoagulation, PRP, focal laser, grid laser, vitrectomy, blood sugars, high blood sugar, glycosylated hemoglobin, pre-diabetes, diabetic retinopathy, irreversible eye disease, diabetic eye disease

Authors and Editors

Author: Andrew A. Dahl, MD, FACS, Residency Director, Ophthalmology, Kingston Hospital, Mid Hudson Family Practice Institute. Assistant Professor of Surgery (Ophthalmology), Department of Ophthalmology, the Institute for Family Health, New York College of Medicine

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Robert H Graham, MD, Ophthalmologist, Robert H Graham, MD, PC; Affiliated With Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona and Carl T Hayden VA Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona.

Editors: Richard W Allinson, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Ophthalmology, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Scott and White Clinic; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc.


Last Editorial Review: 6/27/2008

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