photocoagulation


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surgical procedure that uses an intense laser beam to destroy diseased retinal tissue or to make a scar that will hold the retina in cases of detached retina

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Patients in this study were randomized to receive either EYLEA 2 mg every month (n=136), EYLEA 2 mg every two months (after an initial injection every month for five consecutive doses) (n=135), or the comparator treatment of laser photocoagulation (n=132).
HS-UK product manager, Jacqui Kenyon, said: "The Integre Pro Scan provides a pattern and wavelength for every pathology, whether you are accurately positioning focal treatment in the macular area, or performing panretinal photocoagulation in the periphery"
Diode laser photocoagulation was applied including the whole avascularized retina with half spot intervals.
Eyes were randomly assigned to receive one of three treatments: photocoagulation (a laser treatment that destroys blood vessels) or a 1-milligram or 4-milligram injection of triamcinolone acetonide directly into the eye as often as every four months.
There is no effective treatment for the parts of the retina where blood vessels have disappeared but laser photocoagulation remains the first line of treatment for both new and leaking vessels.
This comprehensive guide to diabetic retinopathy provides health care professionals and ophthalmology students with patient management strategies for eye screenings, laser photocoagulation and surgical options.
METHODS: Laser photocoagulation was used to induce CNV in C57BL/6J mice.
1c] of 7% experienced significant reductions in microvascular complications such as retinal photocoagulation.
The treatment of choice is laser photocoagulation or vitrectomy with larva removal and intraocular steroids.
Two of the treatments - photocoagulation therapy and photodynamic therapy - only help a small percentage of patients.
For the exudative (wet) form, current proven treatments include thermal laser photocoagulation, verteporfin photodynamic therapy, and Macugen injections.
Currently, three approved treatment options exist for patients with exudative AMD: (1) laser photocoagulation, (2) ophthalmic photodynamic therapy (PDT) with verteporfin, and (3) pegaptanib sodium injection.
Although laser photocoagulation is a proven standard of care, the Institute hopes to advance that standard by testing combinations of medicines with laser.
Laser treatment can involve submucosal diathermy with the neodimium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Nd:YAG) laser, photocoagulation with the potassium-titanyl-phosphate (KTP) laser, or vaporization with the carbon dioxide ([CO.
3 million Americans 18 years of age and older, can be slowed with the use of laser photocoagulation and by controlling blood pressure and blood glucose levels.