An evaluation of a surveillance clinic with two fields digital photography for those who present with early signs of referable diabetic maculopathy over a 4 year follow up period

The NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme states that from April 2013 all programmes should provide a virtual photographic clinic in order to reduce the number of unnecessary referrals into the Hospital Eye Service. The aim of the audit is to evaluate the surveillance clinic pathway as a means to manage […]

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Ophthalmic Photographic Diabetic Review (OPDR): a virtual clinic approach for management of referable diabetic maculopathy

Digital diabetic eye screening has caused an increase in referrals to hospital eye services creating capacity problems. An additional patient pathway was devised and incorporated into the screening software so patients with early maculopathy cold be cared for in a virtual manner. The aim of the audit was to assess […]

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Screening for diabetic retinopathy in pregnancy using photographic review clinics

Many factors influence the progression of diabetic retinopathy in pregnancy, which leaves pregnant patients in a high risk group and needing to be screened more frequently. Most screening programmes screen pregnant patients in hospital eye clinics throughout pregnancy. This audit looks at the efficacy of NICE guidelines 2008 within a […]

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