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Does 'laser iridotomy' in glaucoma treatment damages cornea?
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Dr. Stephen Khachikian
Ophthalmology
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In brief: No
No this procedure should not damage the cornea but can cause some short term irritation of the cornea.

In brief: No
No this procedure should not damage the cornea but can cause some short term irritation of the cornea.
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
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Dr. Michael Ham
It would be very unusual, but in very narrow angle or angle closure, laser iridotomy can cause a small scar or the cornea. This is usually insignificant.
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