grid laser photocoagulation


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grid laser photocoagulation

, laser grid photocoagulation
A treatment for macular edema in which tiny burns are made in the pigment epithelium of the macula of the eye, while taking care to avoid the fovea. The burns are made with a laser along precise vertical and horizontal lines.
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Cases allotted to grid laser photocoagulation (Group I- 47 eyes) or a combination of intravitreal bevacizumab with grid laser photocoagulation (Group 2-27 eyes).
However, there may be complications with this treatment and grid laser photocoagulation is not applied today in CRVO.
BRVO with macular edema and NVE/NVE: Grid laser photocoagulation + sectoral panretinal photocoagulation is given.
The branch vein occlusion study provided evidence that grid laser photocoagulation of the edematous macular area leads to statistically significant benefits in term of visual acuity and persistence of macular edema as compared to natural course of the disease.
In future this new treatment method may replace or compliment focal or grid laser photocoagulation.
Timely focal and grid laser photocoagulation helps in improving and stabilizing the visual acuity in patients with diabetic macular edema.