Diligent follow-up needed after laser therapy

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Both argon laser trabeculoplasty and selective laser trabeculoplasty are safe and effective adjunctive treatments for glaucoma and may be considered as first-line therapy in early- to moderate-stage open-angle glaucoma when IOP is less than 35 mm Hg, according to a speaker. “We’re facing a number of steroid-induced glaucomas from our retina and cornea colleagues, and it is gratifying to know that SLT has a role there,” Karim F. Damji, MD, said at the World Glaucoma Congress here, adding that SLT has been shown to be fairly (Read more...)

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