Treatment of primary angle-closure glaucoma by argon laser iridotomy: a long-term follow-up.

@article{Yamamoto1985TreatmentOP,
  title={Treatment of primary angle-closure glaucoma by argon laser iridotomy: a long-term follow-up.},
  author={Tetsuya Yamamoto and Shiroaki Shirato and Yoshiaki Kitazawa},
  journal={Japanese journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1985},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={1-12}
}
Argon laser iridotomy was performed in a total of 140 eyes of 104 patients with primary angle-closure glaucoma. A total of 69 eyes were treated by the long-burn technique and followed for an average period of 2.7 years; 71 eyes were treated by the short-burn technique and followed for an average period of 1.7 years. The effects on the IOP control and various factors of glaucoma were similar between both techniques, and the results of iridotomy were analyzed for all eyes. The IOP was controlled… CONTINUE READING

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