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UWF-FA identifies retinopathy earlier than UWF photography alone

11:04 EDT 19 Jun 2017 | Healio

In eyes with less severe diabetic retinopathy, ultra-widefield fluorescein angiography identifies the more severe form earlier and allows for identification of nonproliferation not readily evident on ultra widefield color images, according to researchers at the Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology annual meeting.Mydriatic phase-plate adjusted ultra-widefield (UWF) 200° retinal imaging and UWF fluorescein angiography (UWF-FA) were performed in 100 consecutive eyes with no evidence of panretinal laser or non-diabetic retinopathy retinal vascular disease.

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