Optical Coherence Tomography is used to scan the structures at the back of the eye, helping to diagnose and track changes for glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy, as well as identify retinal and macular issues, and track changes as a result of drug or laser therapy.
Fluorescein Angiography is a frequently used test that provides valuable information about the eyes' circulatory system, and many conditions that may occur within the back of the eye. Fluorescein Angiography begins by injecting a special dye into the arm. Within a few seconds, the dye travels through the circulatory system, and into the eye through the retinal vessels, and into a deeper layer called the choroid.
The visual field test is used to evaluate a patients peripheral (side) vision. In certain genetic diseases peripheral vision is affected. Retinitis Pigmentosa is a good example as peripheral vision is lost over a period of time. Our office offers a variety of diagnostic testing that allows our physicians and staff to better understand the anatomy and physiology of the retina.
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