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Abstract #90129 Published in IGR 21-3

Update on Micropulse Transscleral Cyclophotocoagulation

Sanchez FG; Sanchez FG; Peirano-Bonomi JC; Brossard Barbosa N; Khoueir Z; Grippo TM
Journal of Glaucoma 2020; 29: 598-603


Micropulse transscleral cyclophotocoagulation is a promising and relatively new technique that uses repetitive micropulses of diode laser energy, delivered with the Cyclo G6 Glaucoma Laser System (Iridex Corporation), in an off-and-on cyclical manner. This review article provides an update on the latest data available for this technique, including a discussion of the aspects in which there is still limited data, such as the precise mechanism of action, the ideal laser parameters based on total energy levels, as well as an overview of other potentially relevant variables that may be playing an important role in outcomes.

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Classification:

12.10 Cyclodestruction (Part of: 12 Surgical treatment)
12.4 Laser trabeculoplasty and other laser treatment of the angle (Part of: 12 Surgical treatment)



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