About This Show
Revealing Retina highlights the latest treatment advances and clinical research in retinal medicine from thought leaders in the field. This series features discussions about best practices in patient retinal care and the most recent developments in combating retinal diseases.
Most Recent Episode
Treatment Modalities for Diabetic Retinopathy
Jun 4 10
Host: Roy Levit, MD
Guest: Alan Ruby, MD
The standard treatment for proliferative and non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy is laser photocoagulation, but novel methods, including injectable steroids or anti-vascular endothelial growth factor, are also showing promise. What tests can help opthamologists determine the area of leakage in the eye that needs treatment? How soon after surgery will patients see a change in their vision? Dr. Alan Ruby, opthamologist and clinical assistant professor of biomedical sciences at the Eye Research Institute at Oakland University, in Rochester, Michigan, discusses ways to maximize the overall visual outcome for patients with diabetic retinopathy. How can diabetic retinopathy be prevented? Dr. Roy Levit hosts.