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Is it normal to have an angiography on your first visit to an eye clinic?

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Dr. Robert Janigian
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Angiography

Fluorescein angiography is performed to evaluate and manage conditions and diseases that affect the retina.
These might be vascular such as diabetes or hypertension, degenerative (like macular degeneration), inflammatory or hereditary. Sometimes its not enough to just look into the back of the eye. Angiography can help to make the correct diagnosis.

In brief: Angiography

Fluorescein angiography is performed to evaluate and manage conditions and diseases that affect the retina.
These might be vascular such as diabetes or hypertension, degenerative (like macular degeneration), inflammatory or hereditary. Sometimes its not enough to just look into the back of the eye. Angiography can help to make the correct diagnosis.
Dr. Robert Janigian
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Dr. Benjamin Chun
Ophthalmology

In brief: If appropriate, yes

If the ophthalmologist suspect an abnormal retina, then yes, angiograms are one of the tools that are used to assess the retina.

In brief: If appropriate, yes

If the ophthalmologist suspect an abnormal retina, then yes, angiograms are one of the tools that are used to assess the retina.
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