Diabetic Retinopathy

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.