SELECTIVE LASER TRABECULOPLASTY: MECHANISMS OF ACTION AND PREDICTORS OF EFFICACY

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This review considered selective laser trabeculoplasty in comparison with other methods for therapeutic and surgical treatment of primary open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension, including argon laser trabeculoplasty. In this paper, we reviewed current knowledge on the mechanisms of action of selective laser trabeculoplasty, predictors of intraocular pressure-lowering effect, repeatability, and safety of this procedure.


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Alexey N. Kulikov

S.M. Kirov Military Medical Academy

Email: alexey.kulikov@mail.ru

Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg

MD, PhD, DSc, Assistant Professor, Head of the Ophthalmology Department

Alina A. Kazak

S.M. Kirov Military Medical Academy

Email: alinakazak96@gmail.com

Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg

Medical student

Dmitrii S. Maltsev

S.M. Kirov Military Medical Academy

Author for correspondence.
Email: glaz.med@yandex.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0001-6598-3982

Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg

MD, PhD, Head of Medical Retina Division of Ophthalmology Department

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