Neodymium:YAG laser iridotomy.

@article{Drake1987NeodymiumYAGLI,
  title={Neodymium:YAG laser iridotomy.},
  author={Michael V. Drake},
  journal={Survey of ophthalmology},
  year={1987},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={171-7}
}
During the past several years the Neodymium:YAG laser has become increasingly popular for performing peripheral iridotomy. Using energy levels of 2-8 millijoules per shot and 1-3 shots per treatment, most irides can be penetrated in one sitting. Nd:YAG laser iridotomies show very little tendency to close, except in patients with active intraocular inflammation. A small amount of hemorrhage is common following YAG laser iridotomy, but clinically significant hyphema is rare. Significant… CONTINUE READING

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