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Pigmentary Glaucoma

March 25, 2015 2:45 pm Published by Comments Off on Pigmentary Glaucoma

Pigmentary dispersion syndrome is a condition in which increased amounts of pigment circulate within the front portion of the eye. This... View Article


Peripheral Iridotomy

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If your ophthalmologist (Eye M.D.) suspects that you have “narrow” or “closed” angles, this means that the drainage channel of... View Article


Posterior Capsulotomy

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A posterior (YAG) capsulotomy is a laser procedure that sometimes is necessary after cataract surgery. View Video During cataract surgery,... View Article


Intraocular Lenses

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An intraocular lens (IOL) is a tiny, lightweight, clear plastic or silicone disc placed in the eye during cataract surgery.... View Article


Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty

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Argon laser trabeculoplasty (ALT) is a laser surgical procedure used for patients with open-angle glaucoma to help lower intraocular pressure (IOP).... View Article


Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

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Selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) is a laser surgical procedure used to help lower intraocular pressure (IOP) of patients with open-angle glaucoma. SLT... View Article


Pseudoexfoliation Glaucoma

March 20, 2015 4:30 pm Published by Comments Off on Pseudoexfoliation Glaucoma

Pseudoexfoliation (PXF) glaucoma is a relatively common form of open-angle glaucoma that can cause significantly high eye pressures. This condition... View Article