Fundamentals of Diabetic Retinopathy

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Describe key findings in a diabetic retinopathy examination and screening
  2. Describe the key findings in each diabetic retinopathy grading
  3. Describe the main complications of the proliferative stage of diabetic retinopathy
  4. Describe the principles of diabetic retinopathy treatment, including: photocoagulation, anti-VEGF agents and surgery
  5. Describe the main complications of photocoagulation and intravitreal injections, how to avoid them and their management
  6. Describe the indications of incisional surgery in diabetic retinopathy
  7. Describe use of effective patient communication techniques