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Epidemiology of diabetic retinopathy in Egypt: a hospital-based study.

Authors
  • Macky, Tamer A
  • Khater, Noha
  • Al-Zamil, Mohammad A
  • El Fishawy, Hussein
  • Soliman, Mahmoud M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Ophthalmic Research
Publisher
S. Karger AG
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2011
Volume
45
Issue
2
Pages
73–78
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1159/000314876
PMID: 20714195
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The prevalence of DR in our study population is 20.5%. Regular screening is highly recommended for early detection of DR where timely laser photocoagulation is known to reduce the risk of visual loss in these patients.

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