a) Topical prostaglandin analogue b) Topical beta-blocker c) Topical carbonic anhydrase inhibitor d) Laser trabeculoplasty
of eyes (%) 27 (64) Glaucoma surgery 13 (31) Trabeculectomy 11 (26) Panretinal photocoagulation 11 (26) Cyclophotocoagulation 1 (2) Selective laser trabeculoplasty
5 (12) Retina surgery 5 (12) Vitrectomy 2 (5) Cataract surgery 20 (48) Posterior chamber intraocular lens 18 (43) Anterior chamber intraocular lens 2 (5) Tube shunt implantation parameters Type of glaucoma drainage device implanted, no.
MOORFIELDS EYE Hospital has partnered with medical laser company Lumenis for a project which seeks to establish Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty
(SLT) technology as the new gold standard of care for open-angle glaucoma treatment.
Galan, "Excimer laser trabeculotomy vs 180[degrees] selective laser trabeculoplasty
in primary open-angle glaucoma.
d Treatment modalities include topical IOP-lowering medications, Argon laser trabeculoplasty
Patients with a history of intraocular surgery, including laser trabeculoplasty
, were excluded.
During the interviews Mr Wood discussed the treatment options available for glaucoma, including drug therapy, laser treatment, surgery and selective laser trabeculoplasty
The exclusion criteria used were severe ocular trauma at any time, previous history of intraocular surgery or argon laser trabeculoplasty
, current use of contact lenses, presence of eyelid or eyelash deformity, history of recent ocular inflammation or infection, previous or current use of other ocular medications including artificial tear therapy, systemic treatment known to affect tear secretion, autoimmune disease, and any history or slit-lamp evidence of eye surface disorders.
LTP: laser trabeculoplasty
. [dagger] Lens: P: phakic; PP: pseudophakic; and AP: aphakic.
Realini, "Selective laser trabeculoplasty
: a review," Journal of Glaucoma, vol.
Run by the international disability charity, CBM UK, the project will study the clinical efficacy and cost-effectiveness of Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty
(SLT), used to lower intraocular pressure in glaucoma.
Despite the benefits of stent treatment, Mr Masood still considers topical therapy or minimally invasive selective laser trabeculoplasty
to be the primary interventions for most patients.