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Can laser surgery be used to reduce ocular pressure?
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Dr. Harvey Fishman
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Laser trabeculoplasty is an excellent method for lowering pressure.
Slt is the less invasive of the laser methods.

In brief: Yes
Laser trabeculoplasty is an excellent method for lowering pressure.
Slt is the less invasive of the laser methods.
Dr. Harvey Fishman
Dr. Harvey Fishman
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
In brief: Yes
There are various types of lasers that can lower eye pressure, but most commonly, glaucoma specialists are using selective laser trabeculoplasty (slt).
Another available laser is the diode cyclophotocoagulation, which can also be done endoscopically.

In brief: Yes
There are various types of lasers that can lower eye pressure, but most commonly, glaucoma specialists are using selective laser trabeculoplasty (slt).
Another available laser is the diode cyclophotocoagulation, which can also be done endoscopically.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. Jay Pepose
Ophthalmology
In brief: Yes
In the past argon laser trabeculoplasty and more recently selective laser trabeculoplasty can be applied to an area near the iris root in an effort to open the outflow channels of the eye and reduce intraocular pressure.
This is a different type of laser than is used in lasik or yag capsulotomy, and does not change one's vision.

In brief: Yes
In the past argon laser trabeculoplasty and more recently selective laser trabeculoplasty can be applied to an area near the iris root in an effort to open the outflow channels of the eye and reduce intraocular pressure.
This is a different type of laser than is used in lasik or yag capsulotomy, and does not change one's vision.
Dr. Jay Pepose
Dr. Jay Pepose
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