Laser cyclophotocoagulation

Laser cyclophotocoagulation

A procedure used for severe glaucoma in patients who have not responded well to previous treatments. The laser partially destroys the tissues that make the fluid of the eye.
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Transpupillary argon laser cyclophotocoagulation (TALC) is an alternative cyclodestructive procedure in selected patients with glaucoma.
We avoided performing 360-degree argon laser cyclophotocoagulation of the right eye due to the risk of phthisis bulbi.
5) showed that tube surgery, Nd-YAG laser, and diode laser cyclophotocoagulation all effectively lower IOP in the short and medium term in refractory glaucoma.
Subconjunctival anaesthesia (SCA) has been shown to be effective and safe for a range of ophthalmic surgical procedures, including extracapsular cataract extraction, phacoemulsification, trabeculectomy, phaco-trabeculectomy and contact diode laser cyclophotocoagulation (1-5).
Subconjunctival anesthesia in contact diode laser cyclophotocoagulation.
Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of transscleral diode laser cyclophotocoagulation (TDCP) for treatment of uncontrolled intraocular pressure (IOP) elevation secondary to emulsification of silicone oil (SiO) injection.
Transscleral diode laser cyclophotocoagulation (TDCP) has been demonstrated as an effective method in the treatment of intractable glaucoma.
Trans-scleral diode laser cyclophotocoagulation in the treatment of advanced refractory glaucoma.
1) Acquired form can occur anteriorly in many conditions such as rheumatoid scleritis, after trans-scleral contact diode laser cyclophotocoagulation, neurofibromatosis, after lensectomy in homocystinuria, and posteriorly in conditions such as high myopia.
Purpose: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of transscleral diode laser cyclophotocoagulation (TSDLC) in advanced glaucoma refractory to medical or surgical treatment.
Key Words: Refractory glaucoma, diode laser cyclophotocoagulation, intraocular pressure
Cyelodiode': Trans-scleral diode laser cyclophotocoagulation in the treatment of advanced refractory glaucoma.

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