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Complex treatment of progressive proliferative diabetic retinopathy with concomitant diabetic macular edema — a case report

Agnieszka Kalinowska, Beata Gajda-Deryło, Piotr Łukasik, Anna Rejman, Katarzyna Nowomiejska, Robert Rejdak
DOI: 10.5603/OJ.2018.0035
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Ophthalmology J 2018;3(2):68-72.

open access

Vol 3, No 2 (2018)
CASE REPORTS
Published online: 2018-11-29

Abstract

Proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) is a major cause of visual impairment in working — age adult population
worldwide. The purpose of this article is to report the long observation and treatment of a patient with severe PDR.
We present a case of 42 years old female who had been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus type 1 thirteen years ago,
presenting a progressive PDR and macular edema in both eyes. The patient was monitored during three years of
the follow-up. The treatment included laser photocoagulation, anty-VEGF injections and the surgical treatment
including vitrectomy with ILM peeling and gas or silicone oil tamponade.

Abstract

Proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) is a major cause of visual impairment in working — age adult population
worldwide. The purpose of this article is to report the long observation and treatment of a patient with severe PDR.
We present a case of 42 years old female who had been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus type 1 thirteen years ago,
presenting a progressive PDR and macular edema in both eyes. The patient was monitored during three years of
the follow-up. The treatment included laser photocoagulation, anty-VEGF injections and the surgical treatment
including vitrectomy with ILM peeling and gas or silicone oil tamponade.

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Keywords

proliferative diabetic retinopathy; diabetic macular edema; anty-VEGF drugs; vitrectomy

About this article
Title

Complex treatment of progressive proliferative diabetic retinopathy with concomitant diabetic macular edema — a case report

Journal

Ophthalmology Journal

Issue

Vol 3, No 2 (2018)

Pages

68-72

Published online

2018-11-29

DOI

10.5603/OJ.2018.0035

Bibliographic record

Ophthalmology J 2018;3(2):68-72.

Keywords

proliferative diabetic retinopathy
diabetic macular edema
anty-VEGF drugs
vitrectomy

Authors

Agnieszka Kalinowska
Beata Gajda-Deryło
Piotr Łukasik
Anna Rejman
Katarzyna Nowomiejska
Robert Rejdak

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