Chapter 6. Stage M1: Maculopathy

  1. Peter H. Scanlon MD, MRCOphth, DCH, FRCP Consultant Ophthalmologist Lecturer1,
  2. Charles P. Wilkinson MD Chairman Professor of Ophthalmology2,
  3. Stephen J. Aldington DMS, FBIPP Gloucestershire Education and Research Development Manager3 and
  4. David R. Matthews MA (Oxon), DPhil, BM, BCh, FRCP Professor Chairman4

Published Online: 17 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308174.ch6

A Practical Manual of Diabetic Retinopathy Management

A Practical Manual of Diabetic Retinopathy Management

How to Cite

Scanlon, P. H., Wilkinson, C. P., Aldington, S. J. and Matthews, D. R. (2009) Stage M1: Maculopathy, in A Practical Manual of Diabetic Retinopathy Management, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444308174.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Gloucestershire and Oxford Eye Units, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Ophthalmology, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA

  3. 3

    Cheltenham, UK

  4. 4

    University of Oxford, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405170352

Online ISBN: 9781444308174



  • Stage M1 - maculopathy;
  • diffuse maculopathy;
  • ischaemic maculopathy;
  • optical coherence tomography;
  • treatment of associated risk factors;
  • hypertension in diabetic maculopathy;
  • laser for maculopathy;
  • Diabetes Control and Complications Trial8 (DCCT) - effect of early worsening of diabetic retinopathy;
  • mechanisms of action of laser for macular oedema;
  • anti-VEGF treatments


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Focal Maculopathy

  • Diffuse Maculopathy

  • Ischaemic Maculopathy

  • Optical Coherence Tomography

  • Treatment of Associated Risk Factors

  • Laser for Maculopathy

  • Medical Therapies

  • Other Treatment Options and Evidence for these Treatments

  • Practice Points

  • References