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Jamaica has a high percentage of patients with sight threatening diabetic retinopathy. This has a significant impact on the visual morbidity of our patients. Insulin dependent diabetic patients have a greater odds ratio of developing both proliferative diabetic retinopathy and macula oedema.

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Middle East African Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume / Volumen: 20
Number / Número: 4
First and last pages / Páginas inicial-final: 321-326
Year / Año: 2013
Month / Mes: october

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Other articles written by the author Lizette Mowatt
Otros artículos de Lizette Mowatt

1) Mowatt L, Mc Donald A, Fearron-Boothe D. Hospitalization trends in Adult Ocular Trauma at the UHWI. West Indian Med J. 2012 Sep;61(6):605-9.

2) Mowatt L, Mc Donald A, Fearron-Boothe D. Paediatric Ocular trauma admissions to the UHWI 2000-2005. West Indian Med J. 2012 Sep;61(6):598-604.

3) Mowatt L, Nelson-Imoru J, Gordon-Strachan G. Glaucoma medication compliance issues in a Jamaican hospital eye clinic. West Indian Med J. 2011 Oct;60(5):541-7.

4) Mowatt L, Chambers C. Ocular Morbidity of Traumatic Hyphaema in a Jamaican Hospital Eur J Ophthalmol. 2010 May-Jun;20 (3):584-9.

5) Mowatt L, Tarin S, Nair RG, Menon J, Price NJ. Correlation of visual recovery with macular height in macula-off retinal detachments. Eye(Lond) 2010 Feb;24(2):323-7.

6) Mowatt L, Youseff E, Langford M. Anaesthesia for Phacoemulsification –Is it as comfortable as we think? Journal of Peri operative Practice, 2010 Jan;20 (1):30-33.

7) Mowatt L, Shun-Shin GA, Arora S, Price N Macula off retinal detachments. How long can they wait before it is too late? Eur J Ophthalmol. 2005; 15(1):109-17.

8) Mowatt L, Shun-shin GA, Price N .Ethnic Differences in the Demand Incidence of Retinal Detachments in 2 districts in the West Midlands Eye 2003; 17:63-70.

9) Lizette Mowatt and Maynard Mc Intosh (2013). Strategies for Neuroprotection in Glaucoma, Glaucoma - Basic and Clinical Aspects, Dr Shimon Rumelt (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-51-1064-4, InTech, DOI: 10.5772/53776. Available from:

10) Lizette Mowatt (2011). Secondary Glaucoma After Vitreoretinal Procedures, Glaucoma - Current Clinical and Research Aspects, Dr. Pinakin Gunvant (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-263-0, InTech, DOI: 10.5772/18528. Available from:

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Lizette Mowatt was invited by SIIC on
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2014, january 8
  The authors' report was accepted on
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2021, march 9
The authors' report was accepted on
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2021, march 9
Published in siicsalud
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2021, june 7

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/ Oftalmología

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Health Care Management
Administración Hospitalaria

Primary Care
Atención Primaria

Endocrinology and Metabolism
Endocrinología y Metabolismo


Internal Medicine
Medicina Interna

Workers Health
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Public Health
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Diabetic Retinopathy and its Risk Factors at the University Hospital in Jamaica

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Lizette Mowatt1

1 Dr, University Of The West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, Consultant Ophthalmologist

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