Retinal Imaging and Management of Diabetic Retinopathy

Retinal Imaging and Management of Diabetic Retinopathy

The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease presents a Grand Rounds discussion by Gareth Lema, MD, PhD, Director of Quality, Safety, and Experience, Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Lema provides an overview of the physiology of diabetic retinopathy, followed by an in-depth discussion of diagnostic imaging technology including fluorescein angiography and optical coherence tomography, as well as the advantages and limitations of imaging used in telemedicine. Dr. Lema discusses the classifications of diabetes and incidence of retinopathy, varieties of macular thickening, hemorrhages, and blood vessel proliferation. Dr. Lema describes different approaches to treatment, including focal laser therapy, micropulse laser therapy, intravitreal injection, and surgery.

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Gareth M.C. Lema, MD, PhD

Gareth M.C. Lema, MD, PhD

Director of Quality, Safety, and Experience
Department of Ophthalmology
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai Queens
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Mount Sinai Brooklyn
Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
The Mount Sinai Hospital

 

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Published

May 29, 2019

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Physician's Channel - Mount Sinai New York