What is Pattern Scanning Laser Trabeculoplasty (PSLT) Another device joins the Laser Trabeculoplasty glaucoma treatment party! “ALT, SLT, MLT, meet PSLT”
So is the Titanium-Sapphire laser of real value in the treatment of glaucoma or is it just another bright, shiny, and expensive technology with no real advantage…?
As with all surgical procedures, there are risks associated with Laser Trabeculoplasty. Following are some of the more commonly encountered complications associated with LT.
Laser Trabeculoplasty has a long track record of effectively lowering the IOP while presenting relatively low risk to those receiving this treatment. Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty has two key advantages over Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty: (1) it is repeatable;
The response to Laser Trabeculoplasty appears to be dependent upon the pre-treatment intraocular pressure (IOP). In other words, the higher the IOP before treatment, the better the response to Laser Trabeculoplasty.