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Why is retinal angiography performed?

Angiography helps your ophthalmologist see what is happening in your retina or choroid, highlighting any abnormalities that may be present. It is used most often to:

  • Help diagnose and monitor eye conditions, including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusions and macular edema;
  • Guide laser surgery with pinpoint accuracy;
  • Monitor the effect of laser surgery.

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