Comparative estimation of laser coagulation efficiency in macular and microphotocoagulation of high density in diabetic maculopathy treatment

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Subthreshold microphotocoagulation (MicroPulase) leads to development of barely visible or invisible retinal burns and has been shown to be effective in macular edema treatment without any side effects inherent to the ETDRS method (atrophy of retinal pigment epithelium and choroid, decrease of retinal sensitivity). Microphotocoagulation efficacy may be increased by high density laser applications, however in modern literature rare publications draw attention to this matter.

Tat’yana V Kotsur

Author for correspondence.
tatiana781@yandex.ru
Eye Microsurgery named after academician S.N. Fyodorov, St Petersburg Branch
Russian Federation

MD, PhD, ophthalmologist. Laser microsurgery and fluorescent angiography department

Aleksandr S Izmaylov

061@mail.ru
Eye Microsurgery named after academician S.N. Fyodorov, St Petersburg Branch
Russian Federation

doctor of medical science, MD of highest qualification, head of laser surgery department

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