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Fluorescein angiography is photographic record of fluorescein

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Fluorescein angiography is photographic record of fluorescein dye (food coloring) passing through the blood vessels of the film or retina of the eye. The dye fluorescein is water soluble and has the property to fluoresce, that is to emit a specific color of light when stimulated. The dye is injected in an arm vein. This image is captured on film or as a digital image and allows examination of the blood vessels of the retina and choroid as well as structures in the retina. can it be used to administer other drugs
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 4 years ago.

Dr. Rick :

Hi. I'm online and happy to answer your question today.

Dr. Rick :

What is your question about fluorescein angiography?

Dr. Rick :

I see that you are offline. I'll switch over to the Q&A system. This system works a lot like 'text messaging' but an email is sent to each of us anytime something is posted to this thread. We can continue to work on your question there..... :)

Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 4 years ago.
I look forward to your response.