8. Maculopathy

  1. Roy Taylor1,2 and
  2. Deborah Batey3

Published Online: 29 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119968573.ch8

Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes: Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition

Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes: Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition

How to Cite

Taylor, R. and Batey, D. (2012) Maculopathy, in Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes: Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119968573.ch8

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University, UK

  2. 2

    The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  3. 3

    Newcastle, West Northumberland & Gateshead Retinal Screening Service, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658499

Online ISBN: 9781119968573

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Keywords:

  • maculopathy;
  • maculopathy, disease in macular region of retina;
  • vision loss at fovea, and legal blindness;
  • maculopathy, with exudates, haemorrhages or microaneurysms;
  • maculopathy management;
  • blood pressure control;
  • blood glucose control;
  • referral to ophthalmologist;
  • widespread exudates;
  • multiple, deep, haemorrhages, and severe retinopathy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is maculopathy?

  • Management of maculopathy

  • Exudates close to the fovea (Figure 8.1)

  • Severe retinopathy close to the macula (Figure 8.2)

  • Widespread exudates (Figure 8.3)

  • Large plaque exudates (Figure 8.4)

  • Linear exudates close to the fovea (Figure 8.5)

  • Plaque exudates near the fovea (Figure 8.6)

  • Circinate exudates within the arcades (Figure 8.7)

  • Widespread exudates with circinates (Figure 8.8)

  • Coalescent exudates in the macular region (Figure 8.9)