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David E I Pyott Master of Surgery in Clinical Ophthalmology Scholarship

Six online distance learning Master's scholarships are available in the field of Ophthalmology for students from Africa,… More »

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Advocacy Tool and Article: Estimating the Cost of Blindness

Ophthalmic Epidemiology published two simple cost models developed by Eckert et al.1 that estimate the annual loss of… More »

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Advocacy/Vision 2020

Diabetic Eye Care

not yet rated March 16, 2017 Diabetic Retinopathy: A Position Statement by the American Diabetes Association

Diabetic retinopathy diagnostic assessment and treatment options have improved dramatically since the 2002 American Diabetes Association Position Statement. These improvements include the widespread adoption of optical coherence tomography to assess retinal thickness and intraretinal pathology and wide-field fundus photography to reveal clinically silent microvascular lesions. Treatment of diabetic macular edema is now achieved by intravitreous injection of anti–vascular endothelial growth factor agents, and the same drugs are now used for proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Improvements in medications and devices for the systemic therapy of diabetes have also improved the ability of patients to optimize their metabolic control. This Position Statement incorporates these recent developments for the use of physicians and patients.


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American Diabetes Association

Diabetic Eye Care

not yet rated November 15, 2016 DR Barometer Global Report

Bringing together the key findings of the 41-country DR Barometer Study. Comprising qualitative and quantitative evidence of, and outcomes for, adults living with diabetes, who find themselves at the risk of developing eye complications. 


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DR Barometer

Diabetic Eye Care

Eye Disease-Diabetic Retinopathy

not yet rated October 10, 2016 Global Estimates on Number of People Blind or Visually Impaired by Diabetic Retinopathy

Those that are blind or visually impaired due to DR is on the rise. In this paper published in Diabetes Care, the authors mapped a meta-analysis from 1990 to 2010 and found that in 2010 27% of blind people and 64% of visually impaired people had DR to blame for their sight problems. The highest DR-related blindness and visual impairment numbers were in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.


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Diabetes Care

Diabetic Eye Care

Eye Disease-Diabetic Retinopathy

not yet rated October 10, 2016 World Diabetes Day Campaign Toolkit

This document goes over the 2016 World Diabetes Day theme, "Eyes on Diabetes," and includes key messages, facts & figures, and ways to promote WDD activities. For more information on World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14, visit the International Diabetes Federation website.


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International Diabetes Federation

Diabetic Eye Care

not yet rated October 1, 2016 ICO and CBM Diabetic Retinopathy Manual
In 2013/2014, the ICO developed detailed guidelines for diabetic eye care. These were updated in 2016. CBM's regional programme aims to translate these guidelines into practice, applying it to the context of the Eastern Mediterranean Region. The programme can of course be modified and applied to different contexts as appropriate.
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ICO and CBM

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Diabetic Eye Care

Guidelines

not yet rated August 1, 2016 ICO-PAAO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care
The ICO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care were translated into Spanish and adapted by the PAAO.
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Pan American Association of Ophthalmology

Diabetic Eye Care

not yet rated May 19, 2016 The Silver Book: Diabetic Retinopathy
A detailed infographic of the socioeconomic effects of diabetic retinopathy that cites the challenges and opportunities of the condition.
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The Silver Book

Diabetic Eye Care

Ophthalmology Residency Education

Residency

Retina and Vitreous

not yet rated January 27, 2016 Diabetic Retinopathy for the Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, 2nd Edition
A book designed to transfer useful techniques for the clinical management of diabetic patients.
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Dr. Jonathan Walker, Indiana University School of Medicine, Fort Wayne

Diabetic Eye Care

Guidelines

Eye Disease-Diabetic Retinopathy

not yet rated November 1, 2015 Preferred Practice Pattern® Guidelines Diabetic Retinopathy
The American Academy of Ophthalmology's Preferred Practice Pattern® Guidelines for Diabetic Retinopathy.
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American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Diabetic Eye Care

Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Journal/Publication

Retina and Vitreous

5 Stars (2) August 1, 2015 ICO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care: available in English, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Serbian, Spanish, and Vietnamese
The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) developed the ICO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care to serve a supportive and educational role for ophthalmologists worldwide.  The Guidelines are for the screening of diabetics, and to assess and treat people with diabetic retinopathy and other ocular complications of diabetes. The Guidelines are available in Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
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Diabetic Eye Care

Eye Care

Eye Disease-Diabetic Retinopathy

not yet rated April 15, 2015 Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Card
This two-page resource offers images and simple instructions to screen for diabetic retinopathy.
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Diabetic Eye Care

E-Learning

Education

Eye Care

External Eye Disease

Eye Disease-Diabetic Retinopathy

Retina and Vitreous

4 Stars (1) April 7, 2015 Free Diabetic Retinopathy Grading Course: English, Chinese, Portuguese, French, Spanish, and Urdu
A free Online Self-Directed Diabetic Retinopathy Grading Course is available from the University of Melbourne, Minum Barreng, and the Centre for Eye Research Australia. This self-led course is designed to provide training in grading diabetic retinopathy.
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Various

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Diabetic Eye Care

Guidelines

Subspecialty Education

Retina and Vitreous

not yet rated January 1, 2015 Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care in India
Guidelines adapted by Vision2020 India from the ICO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care.
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VISION 2020

Diabetic Eye Care

not yet rated January 1, 2015 Tool for assessment of diabetes and diabetic retinopathy (TADDS)

In order to assess both management of diabetes and diabetic retinopathy in countries and to estimate the level of cooperation and synergy between these two branches of health care, WHO has designed this assessment tool. The tool will make it possible to carry out situation analysis, define service provision levels, and identify the gaps to be addressed in ensuring universal access to diabetes care and to effective prevention and treatment of diabetic retinopathy.


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WHO

Diabetic Eye Care

Guidelines

Eye Disease-Diabetic Retinopathy

not yet rated January 1, 2014 Diabetes Eye Health: A Guide for Health Professionals

The Guide is a practical and informative document developed for primary health professionals on managing diabetic eye disease, in particular diabetic retinopathy.

The Guide aims to raise awareness among health professionals about the growing prevalence of DR, and identifies the key roles and actions health care professionals can take in prevention, screening, monitoring, and referral.
 


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The Fred Hollows Foundation

Diabetic Eye Care

Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Journal/Publication

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

Retina and Vitreous

not yet rated May 5, 2013 ICO Member Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases Is Increased Even with Mild Diabetic Retinopathy The Japan Diabetes Complications Study
Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is linked to cardiovascular risk in diabetic patients. This study examined whether mild-stage DR is associated with risk of coronary heard disease (CHD) and stroke in type 2 diabetic patients of the Japan Diabetes Complications Study.
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Multiple

Diabetic Eye Care

Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Journal/Publication

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated May 3, 2013 ICO Member The Cost–Utility of Telemedicine to Screen for Diabetic Retinopathy in India
This study assessed the cost-effectiveness of a telemedicine diabetic retinopathy (DR) screening program in rural Southern India that conducts one-off screening camps (i.e., screening offered once) in villages and to assess the incremental cost effectiveness ratios of different screening intervals.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

Diabetic Eye Care

Education

Eye Care

Retina and Vitreous

not yet rated February 1, 2013 2011 Clinical Practice Guide for Diabetic Retinopathy for Latin America-in English & Spanish
This guide offers a simplified classification system, recommended examination intervals, and suggestions for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy. Organized by VISION 2020, the guide is available in English and Spanish.
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VISION 2020

Diabetic Eye Care

Guidelines

Eye Disease-Diabetic Retinopathy

not yet rated November 10, 2012 Diabetic Retinopathy Management Guidelines

This review compares the differences between current available guidelines in the context of the current medical evidence and also addresses the implications for management of DR in countries with limited resources. This November 10, 2012 review was published in the Expert Reviews Ophthalmolology.

Authors: Rahul Chakrabarti*, C Alex Harper, and Jill Elizabeth Keeffe


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Journal/Publication

Diabetic Eye Care

Eye Disease-Diabetic Retinopathy

not yet rated January 1, 2012 The Challenge of Diabetic Retinopathy
This presentation provides an overview of the challenge of diabetic retinopathy and what the the International Council of Ophthalmology is doing to meet that challenge.
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Bradley R. Straatsma MD, JD

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