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      The Use of the Roth-Keeler Central Field Scotometer in the Study of Diabetic Retinopathy

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      Ophthalmic Research
      S. Karger AG
      Diabetes, Scotomata, Retinopathy, Scotometry

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          Central field scotometry has been carried out at 4-week intervals for a period of 4 months on 27 diabetic subjects, 16 without ophthalmoscopically visible retinopathy, and 11 with varying degrees of retinopathy. Scotomata were found to be present in 5 of the 16 (31%) retinopathy-free subjects. These scotomata were transient and were observed during only 5 of the 108 (4.6%) examinations. The scotomata in the patients with retinopathy were also shown to be transient in nature and did not necessarily occur in areas of the retina in which visible pathological changes were apparent. These results give support to the view that pathological changes occur in the retina before the onset of overt retinopathy.

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          Journal
          ORE
          Ophthalmic Res
          10.1159/issn.0030-3747
          Ophthalmic Research
          S. Karger AG
          0030-3747
          1423-0259
          1972
          1972
          09 December 2009
          : 3
          : 3
          : 166-173
          Affiliations
          Department of Biochemical Pathology, University College Hospital Medical School, London
          Article
          266189 Ophthal Res 1972;3:166–173
          10.1159/000266189
          5181e547-1eea-4aaa-8bc3-726908287bc1
          © 1972 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          History
          : 15 October 1971
          : 02 November 1971
          Page count
          Pages: 8
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          Vision sciences,Ophthalmology & Optometry,Pathology
          Retinopathy,Scotometry,Diabetes,Scotomata
          Vision sciences, Ophthalmology & Optometry, Pathology
          Retinopathy, Scotometry, Diabetes, Scotomata

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