SLT lowers IOP, has small risk of adverse effects in eyes with moderate POAG

Selective laser trabeculoplasty significantly reduces IOP in eyes with primary open-angle glaucoma without inducing adverse effects, according to a study. The short-term prospective study included 64 eyes with moderate POAG. Medical treatment was not successful in these eyes, which had not been treated previously with laser or filtering surgery. The same medical treatment was continued after SLT. Anti-inflammatory treatment was not given preoperatively or postoperatively.

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