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Table 3 The BCVA and fundus photo findings before and after taking medical food

From: Improving diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy with a medical food containing L-methylfolate: a preliminary report

Subject Medical Food Medical food treatment duration (years) BCVA (before) BCVA (after) Fundus Photo findings (before) Fundus Photo Findings (after)
1 Eyefolate 4 20/40 OU 20/30 OD, 20/25 OS Mild dot and blot retinal hemorrhages, exudates, CME Fewer MAs, fewer hemorrhages, less CME
2 Eyeflolate 4 HM OD, 20/20 OS HM OD, 20/25 OS Intra-retinal hemorrhages and 2 small MAs Only 1 faint MA left
3 Eyeflolate 5 20/150 OD, 20/25 OS 20/400 OD, 20/25 OS Large MA, Exudates, mild CME MA resolved, Exudate resolved, CME decreased
4 Eyefolate & Ocufolin 3 20/20 OU N/A Multiple MAs and retinal hemorrhages MAs and retinal hemorrhages resolved
5 Eyefolate 4 20/20 OU 20/40 OD, 20/25 OS Multiple MAs and exudates Multiple MAs and exudates resolved on Eyefolate then recurred after he discontinued them.
6 Eyefolate & Ocufolin 3 20/30 OD, 20/400 OS 20/25 + 1 OD, 20/200 OS Some MAs, exudates, silver wiring MAs and exudates resolved, persistent silver wiring
7 Eyefolate 1    Intra-retinal hemorrhage Intra-retinal hemorrhage resolved
8 Ocufolin 0.5 20/20 OU 20/20 OU MA MA resolved
  1. BCVA best corrected visual acuity, HM hand motion, MA microaneurysms, CME cystic macular edema