Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Fundus fluorescein angiography in patients having diabetes with hypertension- An evaluation

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Author Details: Sangeeta Agarwal, Shika Singh

Volume : 3

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2395-1451

Print ISSN : 2395-1443

Article First Page : 476

Article End Page : 479


Objective: To study the variations, changes and rate of progression in the fundus findings of patients having diabetes and hypertension both, and to compare these findings from those having diabetes alone.
Result: FFA was done on total 30 patients, which were divided into two groups A and B there was male dominance (17. 56.6%). Majority of patients are in 50-70yr. age group. In group A, only 2 patients had Type-1 diabetes, rest had Type-2. In group A., maximum patient had history of duration of 20-60yr. where as in group B it is 10-20yr. In both groups mostly patients were on irregular treatment. Main FFA findings in both groups are Micro aneurysms and hard exudates, Hypertension was significantly related to retinopathy and both systolic and diastolic blood pressures were deemed to have an association.

Keywords: Hard exudates, Fundus fluorescein angiography, Microaneurysm