Other methods your doctor may use to detect macular degeneration include:
Fluorescein angiogram. This procedure detects leaking blood vessels and may be used to determine if an individual has wet AMD. During this procedure a fluorescent dye is injected into your arm which travels through your body, including your eyes. Photographs are taken as the dye passes through your retinal blood vessels and fluorescent patches reveal abnormal areas and leakage.
Optical coherence tomography (OCT). OCT use light waves to provide depth information and clear visualization of the various layers of the retina. This allows doctors to see things such as fluid and to determine exactly which layer of the retina is affected.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”orange” border_width=”2″ el_width=”80″][vc_column_text]
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