Guidance

Diabetic eye screening: retinal image grading criteria

These documents explain the retinal image grading criteria for diabetic eye screening (DES) and how to record outcomes.

Documents

Diabetic eye screening: definitions

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Diabetic eye screening: feature based grading forms

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Details

The grading definitions document includes grading definitions for retinal screening images graded by the NHS Diabetic Eye Screening (DES) Programme .

Graded image examples referenced in the document can be used for training purposes.

The feature based grading forms allow recording of outcomes from both slit lamp biomicroscopy and digital surveillance.

Published 30 November 2012
Last updated 3 January 2017 + show all updates
  1. Document updated January 2017 to replace previous version.
  2. First published.