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Case Report/Case Series
January 2014

Noncontact High-Resolution Ultra–Wide-Field Oral Fluorescein Angiography in Premature Infants With Retinopathy of Prematurity

Author Affiliations
  • 1Vitreoretinal Service, Oxford Eye Hospital, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(1):108-110. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.6102

Importance  We report for the first time, to our knowledge, the acquisition of noncontact ultra–wide-field oral fluorescein angiograms in premature infants with retinopathy of prematurity.

Observations  High-resolution oral fluorescein angiograms were successfully obtained in 3 consecutive premature infants with retinopathy of prematurity at the Oxford Eye Hospital, Oxford, England, using the Optos Panoramic 200MA imaging system (Optos PLC).

Conclusions and Relevance  Noncontact ultra–wide-field oral fluorescein angiograms captured using the Optos Panoramic 200MA fluorescein angiographic system provide a safe and alternative method for evaluating the retinal vasculature in premature infants with retinopathy of prematurity.