Misconceptions About Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT)

Iqbal Ike K. Ahmed, MD, FRCSC, Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD; I. Paul Singh, MD; Mahmoud A. Khaimi, MD; Mark J. Gallardo, MD; and David Richardson, MD, discuss the the misconceptions surrounding selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT), safety and efficacy of SLT and highlight the advantages of minimizing the medication burden for patients.

Interventional Glaucoma: SLT AND MIGS

At ASCRS 2018 in Washington, DC, a group of surgeons experienced in interventional glaucoma therapies sat down to discuss the roles of selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) and microinvasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) for treatment of open angle glaucoma (OAG).

Types Of Laser Trabeculoplasty

There are three types of lasers currently used for trabeculoplasty glaucoma surgery : Argon, “Selective”, and Micropulse.

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