R. D. Hohl, M.D.
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Retinal fundus photography has become an accepted means of charting the evolving hemorrhagic, exudative, or neoproliferative lesions, or all of these, which characterize diabetic retinopathy. Since 1967 the eye grounds of approximately 150 diabetic patients have been photographed at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich., using this relatively simple technique. Illustrative colored photographs, which provide a permanent record of a patient's retina at a given moment, will be shown to detail the invaluable information in these studies.
The prolonged survival of the diabetic and the alarming incidence of blindness being reported among diabetics underscores the usefulness of serial fundus photography as
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Hohl RD. Fundus Photography of the Diabetic Retina.. Ann Intern Med. 1970;72:787. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-72-5-787_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;72(5):787.
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