cyclodestructive procedure

cyclodestructive procedure

Ophthalmology Laser or surgical ciliary body destruction to control intraocular pressure in glaucoma Pts unresponsive to conservative therapy Complications Phthisis. See Glaucoma.
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They focus on the use of these techniques to address intraocular pressure control and detail the history of glaucoma surgery, the evolution of defining MIGS, basic anatomy and wound-healing considerations, and specific devices and approaches, including trabecular meshwork bypass devices, Schlemm's canal devices, suprachoroidal devices, ab interno stenting procedures, ab interno trabeculectomy, endocyclophotocoagulation and other cyclodestructive procedures, and cataract surgery, ending with emerging surgical interventions and non-MIGS procedures.
It contains 60 chapters, presented in sections covering introductory topics, laser therapy, trabeculectomy, nonpenetrating glaucoma surgery, management of coexisting cataract and glaucoma, drainage devices, surgery for congenital glaucoma, modulation of wound healing, cyclodestructive procedures, and new procedures.