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Updated Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care

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The International Council of Ophthalmology has updated its guidelines for diabetic eye care. The update includes:

  • New evidence on screening and referral criteria, the minimum requirements for a screening vision and retinal examination, follow-up care, and management of diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema.
  • Recommendations for managing diabetic retinopathy in patients during pregnancy, as well as those with accompanying cataracts.

Wong T, Sun J, Kawasaki R, et al.  Guidelines on diabetic eye care.Ophthalmology. 2018 Oct;125(10):1608-1622. doi:  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2018.04.007.

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