multi-spectral imaging

When diabetes goes from bad to worseA 30-year-old female with a 16-year history of insulin-dependent diabetes and no other ocular or systemic conditions developed proliferative retinopathy in March 2015. She had not been closely followed for the previous five years.
New strategies to assess the risk of diabetes-related vision lossA colleague recently told me that eye doctors should “stay within the lines” of traditional eye care because we barely have enough time as it is to do our jobs. My response was that today more than half of our adult patients have either diabetes or prediabetes, so our job now requires we go ”outside the lines” to avoid the leading cause of preventable blindness.
New technology may lead to earlier AMD DiagnosisWhile there have been advances in the treatment of AMD, the methods to detect and diagnose AMD have remained the same, with the exception of OCT. But new technology—including the Adapt Dx, multi-spectral imaging, and fundus autofluorescence—may allow for earlier detection.