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Retinal Neovascularzation with Ischemia

Retinal Neovascularzation with Ischemia

Retinal Neovascularzation with Ischemia  By Dr.Ameen Marashi‎ How would you manage this case?! By Dr.Kareem Adel If the V A less than 6/60 go for ppv + ilm pealing if VA 6/60 or more don’t touch the pt until va detorate ( grid laser is the only choice and will do nothing ) Concerning avastin it will introduce the pt ... Read More »

Peripheral non perfusion in diabetic retinopathy

Default Peripheral non perfusion in diabetic retinopathy

 Peripheral non perfusion in diabetic retinopathy By Ameen Marashi When examining a patient with Diabetic retinopathy it is important to examine the peripheral funds specially using fluorescein angiography which tells us the perfusion status of the peripheral retina and thus can be important prognostic factor of progression of diabetic retinopathy. The peripheral retina can be either normal, areas of non ... Read More »

Diabetic Cotton wool spots

Cotton wool spots

Diabetic Cotton wool spots Accumulations of neuronal debris within the nerve fibre layer. They result from disruption of nerve axons. As cotton wool spots heal, debris is removed by autolysis and phagocytosis. Signs: Small, whitish, fluffy superficial lesions which obscure underlying blood vessels and are clinically evident only in the post-equatorial retina, where the nerve fibre layer is of sufficient thickness ... Read More »

Clinically significant macular oedema (CSMO)

Clinically significant macular oedema (CSMO)

Clinically significant macular oedema (CSMO) • Retinal thickening within 500 µm of the centre of the macula ( upper left). • Exudates within 500 µm of the centre of the macula, if associated with retinal thickening (which may be outside the 500 µm –  upper right). • Retinal thickening one disc area (1500 µm) or larger, any part of which ... Read More »

Diabetic Retinopathy Microaneurysms

Diabetic Retinopathy Microaneurysms

Diabetic Retinopathy Microaneurysms Microaneurysms are localized out-pouchings, mainly saccular, of the capillary wall that may form either by focal dilatation of the capillary wall where pericytes are absent, or by fusion of two arms of a capillary loop . Most develop in the inner capillary plexus (inner nuclear layer) . Microaneurysms may leak plasma constituents into the retina as a ... Read More »

Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Venous Beading

Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Venous Beading

Venous beading (arrows) in a case of proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Source: Ophthalmology Notes Ophthalmology Atlas(Photos of cases)  proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Read More »

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