Last updated on February 2018

International Consortium Investigating Early Vitrectomy in Diabetic Macular Edema Patients

Brief description of study

The purpose of this research is to evaluate the effectiveness of vitrectomy for the treatment of diabetic macular edema. Diabetes is known to cause retinal blood vessels to leak, leading to swelling of the central retina (macula), and decreased vision. Removing the vitreous gel with vitrectomy surgery is known to decrease the swelling caused by diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy is often treated with laser or injections of medicine in to the eye.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02639507

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Mayo Clinic Florida

Jacksonville, FL United States
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Mayo Clinic in Florida

Jacksonville, FL United States
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Recruitment Status: Open

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