A randomised prospective comparison of operative peripheral iridectomy and Nd:YAG laser iridotomy treatment of acute angle closure glaucoma: 3 year visual acuity and intraocular pressure control outcome.

@article{Fleck1997ARP,
  title={A randomised prospective comparison of operative peripheral iridectomy and Nd:YAG laser iridotomy treatment of acute angle closure glaucoma: 3 year visual acuity and intraocular pressure control outcome.},
  author={Brian Fleck and Enid Wright and Elizabeth A.L. Fairley},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1997},
  volume={81 10},
  pages={884-8}
}
AIM To compare visual acuity and intraocular pressure outcomes 3 years after treatment of acute angle closure glaucoma (AACG) by operative peripheral iridectomy (PI) or Nd:YAG laser iridotomy (YAG PI). METHODS A prospective study of consecutive patients presenting to one ophthalmology department with uniocular AACG during a 2 year period. Following informed consent patients were randomised to bilateral PI or bilateral YAG PI. Three years after treatment the mean Snellen visual acuity… CONTINUE READING
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