Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should have an understanding of proliferative diabetic retinopathy and should be able to:
- Define terms associated with diabetic retinopathy
- Discuss the epidemiology and pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy
- Discuss the mechanisms of vision loss in diabetic retinopathy
- Define and discuss the causes, pathophysiology, signs, symptoms and management of proliferative diabetic retinopathy
Reading Assignment: Please read the chapter "Retinal Vascular DIsease: Diabetic Retinopathy" in the Retina and Vitreous book of the BCSC.