Widefield fluorescein digital angiography allows aggressive treatment in pediatric cases

KOLOA, Hawaii — Fluorescein guided treatment of pediatric retinal cases allows aggressive treatment to control disease, according to a speaker here. Widefield digital fluorescein angiography is now incorporated in all cases of pediatric peripheral vitreoretinal pathology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Audina M. Berrocal, MD, told colleagues at Retina 2014. Such disorders include Coats’ disease, familial exudative vitreoretinopathy, incontinentia pigmenti, persistent fetal vasculature, retinopathy of prematurity, shaken baby syndrome and congenital glaucoma.

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