HD Visual Learning

Diabetic Retinopathy Pathophysiology

Description of the molecular pathogenesis of DR, which results in endothelial cell injury and death

Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy

Exploration of available treatments for DR, including PRP and anti-VEGF therapies

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A Visual Experience of the Diabetic Retinopathy Patient

Experience the visual changes of DR-affected eyes due to disease and treatment

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The Inflammatory and VEGF Pathways of DR/DME

Investigate the cumulative effects of chronic hyperglycemia which lead to clinical retinopathy and macular edema

Stages of Diabetic Retinopathy Severity

Visualization of each stage of diabetic retinopathy severity using the International Clinical Disease Severity Scale

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DR & PRP Therapy

Augmented reality animation briefly describing the treatment of diabetic retinopathy with panretinal photocoagulation (PRP) laser therapy, how it works, and associated benefits of treatment schedule and adverse effects of treatment including affect on visual fields, contrast sensitivity, night vision and color vision.

Diabetic Retinopathy

Augmented reality animation displaying the pathophysiologic changes observed within differing stages of diabetic retinopathy. Each stage of retinopathy is carefully described, matched to a visually engaging depiction of the associated developing retinal disease.

Beyond The Lens: A Diabetic Retinopathy and Macular Edema Virtual Reality Room Experience

Explore the pathologic pathways that can lead to retinopathy and macular edema, followed by a detailed visualization of each stage of severity, guided by Dr. Charles Wykoff

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Patient & Caregiver Educational Resources

The RELIEF Patient Toolkit is a resource center for patients who have been diagnosed with or who are interested in learning about diabetic retinopathy (DR). Choose from the options below to learn more.

This activity is provided by Med Learning Group. This activity is co-provided by Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM.
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Scientific Council

Neil M. Bressler, MD

James P. Gills Professor of Ophthalmology
Professor of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Baltimore, MD

A. Paul Chous, MA, OD, FAAO

Specializing in Diabetes Eye Care & Education, Chous Eye Care Associates
Adjunct Professor of Optometry, Western University of Health Sciences
AOA Representative, National Diabetes Education Program
Tacoma, WA

Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO

Chief of Optometry, Sepulveda VA Medical Center
Professor, Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University
Sepulveda, CA

Julia A. Haller, MD

Ophthalmologist-in-Chief
Wills Eye Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

Allen C. Ho, MD, FACS

Director, Retina Research
Wills Eye Hospital
Professor and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
Philadelphia, PA

Charles C. Wykoff, MD, PhD

Director of Research, Retina Consultants of Houston
Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
Blanton Eye Institute & Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, TX