Abstract

OCULAR FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH RESISTANCE TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF DIABETIC RETINOPATHY IN TYPE 2 DIABETIC PATIENTS

Author(s): Biswajit Sarkar

Though duration of diabetes mellitus (DM) and degree of hyperglycaemia have been consistently identified as predictors of diabetic retinopathy (DR), some patients suffering from same condition, do not develop such microvascular complication for a prolonged duration of the disease. The purpose of this study is to find-out the influencing role of different ocular factors creating resistance to the development of DR.