Diabetic Retinopathy

Authors: T. Sosna
Authors‘ workplace: Oční ambulance kliniky diabetologie a experimentální terapie, IKEM, Praha, přednostka doc. MUDr. T. Pelikánová, CSc.
Published in: Prakt. Lék. 2000; (2): 66-71


Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is currently one of most challenging problems of ophthalmology. Thearticle summarizes the current concepts on DR. The author discuses the pathogenesis and thepathological-anatomic picture and provide DR classification. He points to the importance ofprevention, diabetes control and cooperation of the diabetiologists and ophthalmologists in thetreatment of DR.

Key words:
diabetic retinopathy - glycosylated hemoglobin - pathogenesis - normoglyceamia- treatment - prevention.

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