This diagnostic procedure allows the doctor to visualize the Retinal blood vessels and diagnose diseases of Retina.
How is the test performed?
The eye is dilated first. A dye (Fluorescein) is injected in the vein of your hand and color photographs of the retina are clicked as the dye passes through the eye which is for approximately 10-15 minutes.
What to expect during procedure?
Bring an attender along with you for the procedure. Urine may be orange colored for 24 hours after the procedure. There may be feeling of nausea during the procedure or rarely itchy skin due to allergy. Inform the doctor if you have any allergic reactions in the past.