Fluorescein angiography is performed in our rooms for the diagnosis and management of many eye diseases. It is a very useful and commonly performed test in ophthalmology, and is routinely used for patients with age-related macular degeneration and diabetes.
The test has some side effects. Please note these are NOT allergies:
It is also possible have an allergic reaction to the dye:
Allergic reactions can occur up to 6 hours after the dye is administered. If you experience itch, wheeze, or feel unwell after the test, call an ambulance on 000 and tell them you are having an allergic reaction after intravenous fluorescein.
If you display any allergic symptoms while you are in our rooms, we will provide supportive treatment as necessary while waiting for an ambulance to transport you to hospital for observation or treatment.
Telephone07 4775 6686
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Suite 1, 132-134 Ross River Road, Mundingburra Qld 4812