Chapter 3. The Eye in Diabetes

  1. Roy Taylor

Published Online: 19 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470028858.ch3

Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes

Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes

How to Cite

Taylor, R. (2006) The Eye in Diabetes, in Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470028858.ch3

Author Information

  1. Department of Diabetes and Metabolism, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne and Newcastle Diabetes Centre, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 31 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470028827

Online ISBN: 9780470028858

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Keywords:

  • eye in diabetes;
  • diabetic retinopathy;
  • microaneurysms;
  • blot haemorrhages;
  • yellow–white lesions;
  • cotton wool spots;
  • Intra-retinal microvascular anomalies (IRMA);
  • maculopathy;
  • other diabetes-associated changes in eye;
  • rubeosis iridis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Structure of the normal eye

  • The retina

  • Diabetic retinopathy

  • Further reading

  • Fact file