Drs. Harry W. Flynn, Jr. and Nidhi Relhan, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL, shared their comprehensive document on Clinical Trials in Diabetic Retinopathy. This document is a compilation of the major clinical trials conducted over the past four decades for Diabetic Retinopathy.
The Clinical Trials in Diabetic Retinopathy document is organized into the following categories:
I) Laser Trials – Highlights the recommendations and results of DRS, ETDRS, and various DRCR protocols (Protocol A, B, F, K and V)
II) Pharmacotherapy Trials – Provides information on the role of intravitreal drugs used in the management of DME, outcomes and recommendations for diabetic retinopathy (DME and PDR).
III) Vitreoretinal Surgery Trials – Vitreoretinal surgery in the management of diabetic retinopathy and its indications are explored.
IV) Medical Management Trials – Evidence based effect of control of systemic parameters and their effect on the overall management of diabetic retinopathy is reviewed in this section.