Table 2

Demographic features

Demographic featuresN (%)
Age (years) (n=13 patients)
Mean±SD (range)67.8±8.1 (58–80)
Race (n=13 patients)
 Caucasian11 (84)
 Asian1 (8)
 Hispanic1 (8)
 African–American0 (0)
Gender (n=13 patients)
 Men11 (84)
 Women2 (16)
Duration of diabetes (years) (n=13 patients)
 Mean±SD (range)9.57±4.2 (4–17)
Eye involved (n=20 eyes)
 Unilateral7 (54)
 Bilateral6 (46)
HbA1c (%)(n=13 patients)
 Mean±SD (range)7.8±0.84 (6.8–9.1)
International Clinical DR Disease Severity Scale (n=20 eyes)
 NPDR mild7 (35)
 NPDR moderate4 (20)
 NPDR severe1 (5)
 PDR active0 (0)
 PDR inactive8 (40)
BCVA (LogMar)
 Mean±SD (range)0.31±0.20 (0.70–0.10)
  • BCVA, best-corrected visual acuity; DR, diabetic retinopathy; HbA1c, glycated haemoglobin; NPDR, non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy; PDR, proliferative diabetic retinopathy.