History of diagnosis and therapy of diabetic retinopathy

Authors: Tomáš Sosna 1,2
Authors‘ workplace: Centrum diabetologie IKEM, Praha 1;  Oční oddělení Thomayerovy nemocnice, Praha 2
Published in: Vnitř Lék 2016; 62(Suppl 4): 136-141
Category: From the History of Medicine

Studium historie nám umožňuje si prodlužovat délku našeho krátkého života směrem do minulosti.
prof. Antonín Doležal


The article surveys the fascinating historical milestones of the diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy. In the context of the discovery then it represents some of the famous characters of ophthalmology and documents the evolution of diagnostics, conservative treatment, as well as laser and surgical therapy for this serious disease

Key words:
diabetic retinopathy – history – therapy


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