Decision to use cycloablative procedures rests with clinician

AMSTERDAM — The most common way to target and ablate ciliary processes of the ciliary body is by way of the trans-scleral route using laser through the scleral bed, according to a speaker. Typical patients who undergo cycloablative procedures are not only patients with glaucoma refractory to medical and surgical therapy, but also patients with painful blind eye , Pavi Agrawal, MD, MSBC, FRCOphth, said at Glaucoma Subspecialty Day preceding the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting.

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