Which studies are performed in the workup of choroidal neovascularization (CNV)?

Updated: Jan 07, 2019
  • Author: Lihteh Wu, MD; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Laboratory studies may be indicated if certain underlying medical conditions, such as pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE), are present. Imaging studies include the following:

  • Fluorescein angiography (FA)
  • Indocyanine green (ICG) angiography
  • Spectral domain optical coherence tomography (OCT) - The imaging modality of choice

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