Chapter 9. Maculopathy

  1. Roy Taylor

Published Online: 19 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470028858.ch9

Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes

Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes

How to Cite

Taylor, R. (2006) Maculopathy, in Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470028858.ch9

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:

  • maculopathy;
  • sight-threatening macula oedema;
  • maculopathy management;
  • blood pressure control;
  • blood glucose control;
  • referral to ophthalmologist;
  • exudates close to fovea;
  • large plaque exudates;
  • linear exudates close to fovea;
  • circinate exudates within arcades

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is maculopathy?

  • Management of maculopathy

  • Exudates close to the fovea (Figure 9.1)

  • Severe retinopathy close to the macula (Figure 9.2)

  • Widespread exudates (Figure 9.3)

  • Large plaque exudates (Figure 9.4)

  • Linear exudates close to the fovea (Figure 9.5)

  • Plaque exudates near the fovea (Figure 9.6)

  • Circinate exudates within the arcades (Figure 9.7)

  • Widespread exudates with circinates (Figure 9.8)

  • Coalescent exudates in the macula region (Figure 9.9)