Lasers in Glaucoma w/ GLT

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should have an understanding of laser peripheral iridectomy and cyclophotocoagulation and should be able to describe the:

  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Mechanism
  • preoperative evaluation
  • technique
  • complications


  • peripheral iridotomy
  • transcleral cyclophotocoagulation
  • endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation
  • Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Gonioplasty

Assignment: Please read the “Laser Iridotomy”, “Ciliary Body Ablation”,  “Laser Trabeculoplasty” and “Laser Gonioplasty” sections of the Surgical Therapy for Glaucoma in the Glaucoma book from the BCSC Series.




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