Abnormal Cambridge low-contrast grating sensitivity results associated with diabetic retinopathy as a potential screening tool
AbstractContrast sensitivity is proposed as a potential screening tool for the early detection of diabetic retinopathy. A cross-sectional study was performed in a tertiary referral university eye centre. A total of 80 diabetes patients were recruited and tests were performed on 154 eyes. Contrast sensitivity was checked using Cambridge low-contrast grating. Abnormal contrast sensitivity was observed in 27.1% of eyes with diabetic retinopathy, compared with 9.0% in unaffected eyes, a statistically significant difference. Cambridge low-contrast grating is a potential screening tool for early detection of diabetic retinopathy by non-ophthalmologistsp
Abrishami, M., Heravian, J., Derakhshan, A., Mousavi, M., Banaee, T. et al. (2007). Abnormal Cambridge low-contrast grating sensitivity results associated with diabetic retinopathy as a potential screening tool. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117316
EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 13 (4), 810-818, 2007
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