A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine. This medicine is given through a needle or catheter (flexible tube) into your vein.
You may notice a strong taste in your mouth after fluorescein is injected. Your skin may have a yellowish discoloration for about 6 to 12 hours after your test. Your urine may appear bright yellow for up to 36 hours after your test.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breast feeding, or if you have a history of asthma or allergies. Make sure your doctor knows if you have had an allergic reaction to any medicine or dye.