Laser peripheral iridotomy


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Laser peripheral iridotomy

This procedure makes a drainage hole in the iris allowing the fluid to drain from the eye
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She was discharged home one month after admission and right and left eye laser peripheral iridotomy was performed 3 weeks after ICU discharge (Figure).
After starting conventional treatment of AACG definitive surgical treatment including laser peripheral iridotomy or argon laser peripheral iridoplasty should be done immediately but these techniques must be delayed until haemodynamic stability of ICU patients is achieved.
c) Consideration of laser peripheral iridotomy to reduce the IOP
Outcome of laser peripheral iridotomy in chronic primary angle closure glaucoma.
The traditional first stage intervention for acute primary angle closure glaucoma (APACG) is a Nd: YAG laser peripheral iridotomy or a peripheral iridectomy following medical treatment of the acute IOP rise.