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Diabetic Macular Edema

  • Covers latest evidence-based approach to diagnosis and management of diabetic macular edema

  • First book of its kind encompassing all the aspects of the disease

  • Authored by leading authorities in the world - global authorship and editorship

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Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii
  2. Diabetic Macular Edema: An Introduction

    • Yuen Yew Sen, Jagjit Singh Gilhotra
    Pages 1-5
  3. Pathophysiology of Diabetic Macular Edema

    • Andrea P. Cabrera, Emma L. Wolinsky, Rushi N. Mankad, Finny Monickaraj, Arup Das
    Pages 7-25
  4. Optical Coherence Tomography Biomarkers in Diabetic Macular Edema

    • Sashwanthi Mohan, Garima, Muna Bhende
    Pages 27-35
  5. Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography in Diabetic Macular Edema

    • Mariana Lafetá, Ricardo Luz Leitão Guerra, Josef Christian Huemer, Eduardo A. Novais
    Pages 37-47
  6. Agents Targeting Angiopoietin/Tie Pathway in Diabetic Macular Edema

    • Fanny L. T. Yip, Cherie Y. K. Wong, Timothy Y. Y. Lai
    Pages 63-68
  7. Trials for Diabetic Macular Edema

    • Mariacristina Parravano, Eliana Costanzo, Riccardo Sacconi, Giuseppe Querques
    Pages 69-75
  8. Diabetic Macular Ischemia and Anti-VEGF Therapy

    • Gemmy Cheung, Majid Al-Shaaibi, Kelvin Teo
    Pages 87-94
  9. Dexamethasone Implant in Diabetic Macular Edema

    • Atul Arora, Nikita Gupta, Vishali Gupta
    Pages 95-105
  10. Laser Photocoagulation for Diabetic Macular Edema

    • Chaitra Jayadev, Santosh Gopikrishna Gadde, Aaditi Anil Kumar
    Pages 107-118
  11. Surgical Management for Diabetic Macular Edema

    • Carla Danese, Daniele Veritti, Valentina Sarao, Ramin Tadayoni, Paolo Lanzetta
    Pages 119-150
  12. Management of DME: One Minute Preceptor

    • Rachel S. Mogil, Sophie J. Bakri
    Pages 151-171
  13. Artificial Intelligence in the Management of Diabetic Macular Edema

    • Louis Cai, Andrew Jin, John W. Hinkle, David Xu, Ajay E. Kuriyan
    Pages 173-183
  14. Nutrient Supplementation in Diabetic Macular Edema

    • Malvika Singh, Akshay Mohan, Anupriya Chaubey, Sandeep Saxena
    Pages 199-208
  15. Quality of Life in Diabetic Macular Edema

    • Anupriya, Sandeep Saxena
    Pages 209-212
  16. Diabetic Macular Edema in Young Adults

    • Shivani Sinha
    Pages 213-219

About this book

The book focuses on diabetic macular edema and provides comprehensive practical knowledge on the subject. This timely book summarizes all the aspects of diabetic macular edema. The book is edited by leading authorities of vitreoretinal diseases having expertise in diabetic macular edema. It comprises over dozen chapters, authored by a subject authority in the world. Chapters provide diagnostic, medical and surgical approach. The book is clinically relevant, covers application of the latest clinical trials as well as application of novel imaging technologies. It includes uniquely structured chapters for easy learning.

The book is beneficial to ophthalmic resident doctors, retina fellows and practicing retina specialists throughout the world.


  • optical coherence tomography and angiography
  • anti-vegf therapy
  • OCT biomarkers
  • Surgical management of DME
  • Laser photocoagulation for DME

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Ophthalmology, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, India

    Sandeep Saxena

  • Duke-NUS Medical School, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

    Gemmy Cheung

  • Dept of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong

    Timothy Y.Y. Lai

  • Doheny Eye Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

    Srinivas R. Sadda

About the editors

Professor Sandeep Saxena is chief of retina service, department of ophthalmology, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, India. He completed two one-year fellowships at Eye Institute, St Louis University and Barnes Retina Institute, St Louis, USA and New York-Presbyterian Hospital of Columbia and Cornell, New York, USA. He is DAAD fellow, Bonn, Germany and has been a visiting fellow to Harvard and Oxford. He has been a visiting professor to several universities across the globe. He has over 150 publications in indexed journals, 25 textbooks and 4 classification systems to his credit. He has designed an instrument: Saxena Retina Grid-520 & 428, Ocular Instruments, USA.

Professor Gemmy Cheung is currently professor, Duke-NUS Medical School, National University of Singapore, and head of the medical retina department, Singapore National Eye Center. She also heads the Retina Research Group at the Singapore Eye Research Instit^10 book chapters, and has completed a number of clinical trials in anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapies in the capacity of principle investigator. Prof. Cheung has received a number of prestigious awards, including the APAO Outstanding Service in Prevention of Blindness Award (2013), the APAO Nakajima Award (2014) and Achievement Award (2017), the Young Investigator Award (Macula Society 2017), the AAO Achievement Award (2017), AAO Secretariat Award (2018), as well as the APVRS Constable lectureship in 2018.

Professor Timothy Y Y Lai is currently a clinical professor (honorary) of the department of ophthalmology and visual sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and director of the 2010 Retina and Macula Centre, Hong Kong. His clinical and research interests lie in the medical and surgical management of retinal diseases, particularly polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy, choroidal neovascularization, central serous chorioretinopathy, myopic maculopathy, diabetic retinopathy; visual electrophysiology; and genetics of retinal diseases and uveitis. Prof. Lai has published more than 250 papers in international peer-reviewed journals and has a Scopus h-factor of 53. He has received a number of international awards including the Nakajima Award of the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, Senior Achievement Award of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Achievement Award of the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology. Prof. Lai serves on the editorial boards of various international ophthalmic journals including RetinaEyeClinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Ophthalmologica and Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology, and was former editor-in-chief of the Hong Kong Journal of Ophthalmology. His other leadership roles include vice president of the Asia-Pacific Vitreo-Retina Society, and section chair of the International Ocular Inflammation Society.

Professor Srinivas R. Sadda, MD, professor of ophthalmology at University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA). He received his MD from Johns Hopkins University, where he also completed ophthalmology residency and neuro-ophthalmology and medical retina fellowships (Wilmer Eye Institute). Dr. Sadda’s major research interests include retinal image analysis, advanced retinal imaging technologies, and clinical trial endpoint design. He has more than 600 peer-reviewed publications and 20 book chapters, and has given over 450 presentations worldwide. Dr. Sadda also serves as an editor-in-chief of Graefe’s and is an editorial board member of Ophthalmic SurgeryLasers & Imaging, Retina, Ophthalmology Retina, Ophthalmology Science and Ophthalmology. Among Dr. Sadda’s awards and honors are a Research to Prevent Blindness Physician-Scientist Award, a Senior Honor Award from the American Society of Retina Specialists, an Achievement Award and a Secretariat Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, John H. Zumberge Research and Innovation Award, the Macula Society Young Investigator Award, Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) Achievement Award, The Macula Society Paul Henkind Lecture and Award, and American Society of Retina Specialists Young Investigator Award. He is also a gold fellow and trustee (retina) for the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. He has been named to the Best Doctors of America list for several consecutive years.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Diabetic Macular Edema

  • Editors: Sandeep Saxena, Gemmy Cheung, Timothy Y.Y. Lai, Srinivas R. Sadda

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Springer Singapore

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2022

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-981-19-7306-2Published: 02 January 2023

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-981-19-7309-3Due: 16 January 2024

  • eBook ISBN: 978-981-19-7307-9Published: 01 January 2023

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XII, 227

  • Number of Illustrations: 9 b/w illustrations, 141 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Ophthalmology

Buying options

eBook USD 139.00
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  • ISBN: 978-981-19-7307-9
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book USD 179.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)