Holmium laser sclerostomy in glaucomatous eyes with prior surgery: 24-month results.

@article{Friedman1998HolmiumLS,
  title={Holmium laser sclerostomy in glaucomatous eyes with prior surgery: 24-month results.},
  author={Daniel S. Friedman and Leslie J Katz and James Jay Augsburger and Mei Li Lean},
  journal={Ophthalmic surgery and lasers},
  year={1998},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={
          17-22
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of holmium laser sclerostomy in glaucoma patients who have had prior intraocular surgery. PATIENTS AND METHODS The authors conducted a retrospective analysis of outcomes for 25 patients who underwent holmium laser sclerostomy from 1991 to 1993. RESULTS Postoperative success (defined as a drop in intraocular pressure of 30% and a final intraocular pressure of less than 22 mm Hg) at 24 months ranged from 36% to 52%, depending on criteria… CONTINUE READING
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