Transpupillary thermotherapy | definition of transpupillary thermotherapy by Medical dictionary
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transpupillary thermotherapy, transpupillary thermal therapy,
The use of an infrared laser to elevate the temperature of the retinal pigment epithelium to treat retinal diseases such as melanomas of the choroid, retinoblastoma, or the wet form of macular degeneration.
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The smallest of the tumors was treated with transpupillary thermotherapy
using an infrared laser.
in the management of circumscribed choroidal hemangioma.