Table 1

Exclusion criteria and number of excluded eyes

Exclusion criteriaNo. of eyes excluded
Previous retinal treatment
 Macular laser or PRP71
 Intravitreal injections17
 Retinal surgery8
Concomitant non-diabetic pathology
 Artery and vein occlusion4
 Uveitis2
 Sickle cell1
 Chorioretinal scarring >5 disc diameters3
 Intraocular tumours1
 Significant media opacities
 Vitreous haemorrhage4
 Cataract2
 Limited view (eyelids covering >1/4 of simulated 7SF)1
 Total114
  • PRP, Pan-retinal photocoagulation; 7SF, seven-standard fields.