Table 2 Visual acuity in patients with sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy.
PatientDiabetes typeRetinopathy gradeVisual acuity 1995Visual acuity 2005
12DME1.0/1.00.25/0.13
22DME0.9/1.00.6/0.2
32DME/PDR1.0/1.00.5/0.1
41DME/PDR1.2/1.00.33/0.33
51DME0.7/1.00.7/1.0
62DME1.0/1.20.5/0.4
72PDR1.2/1.21.2/1.2
81PDR1.5/1.51.2/1.2
  • DME, diabetic macular oedema; PDR, proliferative diabetic retinopathy.