STUDY OF THE ROLE OF FUNDUS FLUORESCEIN ANGIOGRAPHY IN THE DIGNOSIS OF DIABETIC RETINOPATHY

Dr. Shubhra Mehta, Dr. Sharil Khanna

Abstract


TITLE- STUDY OF THE ROLE OF FUNDUS FLUORESCEIN ANGIOGRAPHY IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF DIABETIC RETINOPATHY

DR. SHUBHRA MEHTA, DR. SHARIL KHANNA

PURPOSE- to study the role of fundus fluorescein angiography in the diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy

MATERIAL AND METHODS-

Ours was a hospital based study of 50 patients who were suffering from DR or had history of diabetes mellitus of more than 5 years. 32 (64%) patients had duration of diabetes > 15 years.

70 eyes had NPDR. 42 (84%) patients had bilateral retinopathy.

On FFA microaneurysm was seen in 93% eyes. Capillary non perfusion was seen in 40% eyes. NVD/NVE was seen in 26% cases. IRMA was found in 12% eyes.

Keywords


DR, NPDR, NVD, NVE, IRMA

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