Which eye exam findings are characteristic of hemoglobinopathy retinopathy?

Updated: Sep 03, 2019
  • Author: Brian A Phillpotts, MD; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Rule out hyphema.

Check intraocular pressure (IOP).

Perform dilated fundus examination (DFE) via indirect ophthalmoscopy. (B-scan ultrasound can be performed if vitreous hemorrhage prevents DFE.)

Rule out differential diagnoses (see Differentials).


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