Search for dissertations about: "retinal photography"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words retinal photography.

  1. 1. Experimental transplantation of retinal and iris pigment epithelial cells into the subretinal space

    Author : Sven Crafoord; Jan Ulrik Prause; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : A dysfunction of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) is the main cause for the development of age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) and visual loss in elderly people. For about 10 years experimental and clinical attempts to transplant RPE cells have been performed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Progression in Glaucoma

    Author : Hanna Maria Öhnell; Oftalmologi (Malmö); []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; glaucoma; visual fields; perimetry; diagnosis; progression; Optical Coherence Tomography OCT ; optic disc photography;

    Abstract : The treatment of glaucoma is focused on reducing the intraocular pressure to a level at which progression is impeded. A diagnosis of glaucoma is not considered certain until progression is confirmed, and thus detecting progression is a central aspect in both the diagnosing and the monitoring of glaucoma patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. Screening for diabetic retinopathy : Aspects of photographic methods

    Author : Gunvor von Wendt; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Diabetic retinopathy; diabetic maculopathy; screening; retinal photography; photographic fields; grading scale; inter-observer agreement; inter-method agreement; monochromatic photography; retinal neovascularizations; sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy;

    Abstract : Diabetic retinopathy (DRP) is a major cause of acquired blindness and visual impairment among people of working age as well as those aged 65 years or more. About 3-4% of the population has diabetes mellitus, 35-65% of the diabetic patients have some type of DRP and 10-35% have sightthreatening retinopathy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Retinopathy in subjects with pre-diabetes and electrophysiological studies in diabetes patients with and without retinopathy

    Author : Maria Tyrberg; Lund Oftalmologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; diabetic retinopathy; full-field electroretinography; multifocal electroretinography; impaired fasting glucose;

    Abstract : Diabetes is increasing worldwide and hence the risk developing complications where retinopathy is the theme of this study. The aim of the study was to evaluate the presence of (vascular) retinopathy in subjects with the pre-diabetes stage, impaired fasting glucose (IFG), and the development of retinopathy in these subjects during five years. READ MORE

  5. 5. Visual function and ocular morphology in children with surgically treated hydrocephalus

    Author : Susann Andersson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : vision; hydrocephalus; ocular morphology; children;

    Abstract : Abstract Aims To investigate the frequency of ophthalmological abnormalities, the need and timing of eye-care interventions as well as incidence, aetiology and neurological/neuropsychological outcomes in children with hydrocephalus needing surgical treatment during the first year of life. Patients and Methods Papers I & II: Seventy-five school-aged children (34 girls and 41 boys) with surgically treated hydrocephalus and 140 age and sex matched control participants underwent a comprehensive ophthalmologic examination including structured history taking regarding visual perceptual problems and ocular fundus photography. READ MORE