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Acknowledgements Sanjeev Nath Jeremy Whitney Kyle Bensinger Alyssa Taussig Sheikh Hossain Mariamma Thadathil Mulchand Ambwani
Vincent Giovinazzo, MD Vincent Giovinazzo, MD is an associate clinical professor at the State University at New York College of Optometry. He is also the Medical Director of Ophthalmology at Staten Island University Hospital. He also provides care at the NY Vitreo Retina Macula group in NYC. Dr. Giovinazzo completed his undergraduate studies
Jerome Sherman, OD, FAAO Jerome Sherman, O.D., is perhaps optometry's most prolific writer, publishing over 650 clinical articles, research manuscripts, book chapters and two CDs. He is senior author of three books that were published in 2007, and has delivered over three thousand lectures both nationally and internationally. He has served as a
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Comments and Conclusions The Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT) as well as the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) have shown that hypertension is a significant risk factor in the development and progression of DR and should be aggressively controlled.1A target blood pressure of 130/75 mm Hg is suggested for any patient showing signs
Case 10: Optomap® Fluorescein Angiograms of right eye Case 10: Panoramic fluorescein angiography utilizing Optos® P200MA is extremely useful in better defining peripheral retinal vascular abnormalities. In this case note the dramatic area of capillary avascularity adjacent to microaneurysms in a case of Coats disease. See Retina Revealed Case 12: Atypical Coats Disease
Case 9: Optomap® color and green separation images OS In addition to diabetes, anemia, leukemia, systemic hypertension, sickle cell anemia, sarcoid, Coats disease and Eales disease should be considered in the differential diagnosis.
Case 9: Optomap® color fundus image OS See next page for higher magnification and green separation image.