Task force suggests new grading scale for diabetic retinopathy

December 1, 2002

Orlando-A task force composed of 30 leading ophthalmologists and retinal specialists is recommending the use of a new, five-level classification system for distinguishing degrees of diabetic retinopathy. The results of this effort were highlighted at a news conference held during the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) annual meeting in Orlando.