1. Treatment decisions in diabetic macular edema based on optical coherence tomography retinal thickness map: LET classification

    Treatment decisions in diabetic macular edema based on optical coherence tomography retinal thickness map: LET classification

    Dear Editor, The approval of intravitreal injections of ranibizumab for the management of diabetic macular edema (DME) has induced a dramatical shift in the therapeutic approach of this entity, as the major clinical trials have proven the significant benefit of this treatment for patients with center-involving DME [ 1 – 3 ]. As a consequence, the classification of DME needs to be updated so that a useful correlation between grading and therapeutic indication could be assumed. Nowadays, the key feature of DME is the involvement or sparing of the fovea. Whenever DME involves the fovea, a clear indication for treatment with ranibizumab seems ...

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