Addressing imaginative and prescient loss attributable to diabetes


Diabetes and the eye familiarize readers with the relationship between diabetes mellitus and the visual system. A discussion of the diabetes epidemic and the many ways the disease can lead to vision loss is presented. Different types of vision disorders are covered in separate chapters. Information on new frontiers in the treatment of eye diseases is also presented to reflect advances in the clinic.

Main features:

  • presents detailed coverage of vision loss in diabetes in 12 organized and easy-to-read chapters
  • includes a discussion of the diabetes epidemic
  • covers a wide range of visual disturbances in different parts of the eye
  • Provides information on current eye care and treatment practices for diabetics
  • contains information on relevant diagnostic tools

This book serves as a useful guide for medical students, ophthalmologists, community and academic ophthalmologists, and members of the internal medicine and family practice community.


Bentham Science Publishers