Why is retinal angiography performed?

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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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