Fluorescein dye

Fluorescein dye

An orange dye used to illuminate the blood vessels of the retina in fluorescein angiography.
Mentioned in: Angiography
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Shabbir Kapasi wrote in his thank you note: "Old age people normally have dry eyes, poor tear film quality, where there is a risk of corneal damage with schiotz tonometry and applanation tonometry needs use of lots of fluorescein dye because it dries up fast.
Standard optical kits are available for detecting: in vivo Chlorophyll (blue or red excitation), Crude Oil, Refined Fuels, CDOM/FDOM (dissolved organic material), Blue/Green Algae, Fluorescein Dye, Rhodamine Dye, PTSA Dye, Optical Brighteners, Tryptophan, and Turbidity.
Adequate assessment of the cornea includes testing visual acuity and staining with fluorescein dye.
Fluorescein dye improves microscopic evaluation and counting of demodex in blepharitis with cylindrical dandruff.
It is important to examine the ocular surface with the instillation of sodium fluorescein dye.
One textbook indicates that fluorescein dye used in angiography can affect the following laboratory tests: creatinine, Cortisol, and digoxin.
Staining the eye with fluorescein dye makes it easier to locate an embedded sliver and remove it with forceps.
In most cases, the retina specialist will perform a fluorescein angiogram, a common test of the retina that involves an injection of fluorescein dye in a vein in the arm.
Corneal staining gets its name from the orange-yellow fluorescein dye used to "stain" the surface of the cornea temporarily.
The septic tank serving the park was dosed with 5 pounds of fluorescein dye on September 2, 1999.
During the melting step, fluorescence resonance energy transmission (FRET) occurs from the excited fluorescein dye to the detection dye (LC-RED640 or Cy5.
Similarly, a test being developed at the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia exposes cultured dog kidney cells to a suspected toxin, then looks for increased permeability to a fluorescein dye due to membrane damage.