transpupillary thermotherapy


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transpupillary thermotherapy

, transpupillary thermal therapy,

TTT

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.
Newsom RSB, McAlister JC, Saeed M, McHugh JDA: Transpupillary thermotherapy for the treatment of choroidal neovascularization.
Boutacoff, "several new studies on the use of transpupillary thermotherapy (TTT) photocoagulation for the treatment of occult subfoveal wet AMD were presented during the quarter.
The study used Transpupillary Thermotherapy (TTT) photocoagulation to treat patients with subfoveal occult wet AMD.
AMD procedures that use the IRIDEX IRIS Medical(R) OcuLight(R) infrared laser, such as transpupillary thermotherapy (TTT), destruction of macular drusen, and feeder vessel technique, can now be submitted to Medicare for reimbursement.
Similar to the last three quarters, physician interest in Transpupillary Thermotherapy (TTT) for treatment of wet "occult" AMD continued to increase.
Expanding physician interest in Transpupillary ThermoTherapy (TTT) for treatment of wet "occult" AMD is the primary reason for the increased sales of ophthalmology products.
The Company's "TriMode" IRIS Medical OcuLight SLx infrared (810nm) laser system administers the emerging laser treatment which treats the "occult" form using Transpupillary ThermoTherapy (TTT).
The laser technique used to treat retinoblastoma is called transpupillary thermotherapy (TTT)," continued Boutacoff.