trabeculoplasty

trabeculoplasty

 [trah-bek´u-lo-plas″te]
plastic surgery of a trabecula.

tra·bec·u·lo·plas·ty

(tră-bek'yū-lō-plas'tē),
Photocoagulation of the trabecular meshwork of the eye using a laser in the treatment of glaucoma.

trabeculoplasty

/tra·bec·u·lo·plas·ty/ (trah-bek″u-lo-plas´te) plastic surgery of a trabecula.
laser trabeculoplasty  the placing of surface burns in the trabecular network of the eye to lower intraocular pressure in open-angle glaucoma.

trabeculoplasty

(trə-bĕk′yə-lə-plăs′tē)
n.
Photocoagulation of the trabecular meshwork of the eye by means of a laser. It is used in the treatment of glaucoma.

trabeculoplasty

[trabek′yəlōplas′tē]
a plastic surgery procedure used in the treatment of open-angle glaucoma. An argon laser beam is used to blanch the trabecular network of the eye, thereby permitting drainage of the excess fluid that is causing increased pressure within the eyeball.

trabeculoplasty

Ophthalmology Surgery of the trabecular network of the eye, the site of egress of the aqueous humor, used to treat glaucoma

tra·bec·u·lo·plas·ty

(tră-bek'yū-lō-plas-tē)
Photocoagulation of the trabecular meshwork of the eye using a laser in the treatment of glaucoma.

Trabeculoplasty

Laser surgery that creates perforations in the trabeculum, to drain built up aqueous humor and relieve pressure.
Mentioned in: Trabeculectomy
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Sixteen patients had previous glaucoma surgeries including 13 with trabeculectomy, 2 with Trabectome, 1 with selective laser trabeculoplasty, and 1 with tube shunt implantation [Table 1].
The investment includes the acquisition of about 90 teams, among which stand out: the femtosecond laser, an electroretinograph, and a selective laser equipment for trabeculoplasty.
Selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) stimulates macrophages in the drainage angle to phagocytose debris in the angle.
selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) in order to determine whether the procedure could replace medication and found that over a period of 6 months, 180 or 360 degree SLT lowered IOP comparably to medical therapy in eyes previously treated with timolol-containing fixed combination eye drops.
The purpose of the study was to investigate the changes in the endothelial cell count and cell's polymegathism and pleomorphism after selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) in open-angle glaucoma (OAG).
She underwent selective laser trabeculoplasty in the left eye (16th week of pregnancy), although no beneficial effect was observed over 4 weeks (IOP=36 mm Hg).
Micropulse Laser Trabeculoplasty (MLT) is a new, innovative treatment that can now be done for patients with Primary Open Angle Glaucoma.
Selective laser trabeculoplasty is seen as a safe and effective first-line treatment for patients with early glaucoma, reported Lawrence Jindra, MD, of Columbia University, who presented findings at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting November 15, 2015.
According to Iridex, the tonometer is the latest offering in Iridex' growing number of glaucoma therapies that complement the new laser platform, Cyclo G6 and its family of single-use disposables, as well as the IQ 532 for a repeatable therapy called MicroPulse Laser Trabeculoplasty.
15,16) traditionally maximum tolerated medical therapy has been used before laser trabeculoplasty or conventional surgery.
None of the subjects had undergone laser trabeculoplasty before cataract surgery.