Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Case Report Volume 3 Issue 8

Micro-pulse Diode Laser Transcleral Cyclophotocoagulation- A Rescue in Therapeutic Exhaustion

Meena Menon1, Shreeshruthi N2*, Anand Balasubramaniam3 and Harshavardhan VK2

1Head, Glaucoma Services, Sankara Eye Hospital, Bengaluru, India
2Fellow, Department of Glaucoma, Sankara Eye Hospital, Bengaluru, India
3Consultant, Cornea Services, Sankara Eye Hospital, Bengaluru, India

*Corresponding Author: Shreeshruthi N, Fellow, Department of Glaucoma, Sankara Eye Hospital, Bengaluru, India.

Received: July 18, 2020; Published: July 28, 2020



 Essential iris atrophy (EIA) is one of the most common irido-corneal endothelial syndromes, predominantly characterised by progressive iris stromal atrophy leading to iris hole formation and secondary glaucoma. Predominantly unilateral in affection, glaucoma is refractory to both medical and surgical management. We hereby report a rare case of association of EIA with primary open angle glaucoma (POAG). Glaucoma progressed with the maximum medical treatment and surgical intervention. Micro-pulse diode laser transcleral cyclophotocoagulation (MP-TSCPC) proves effective in control of intra-ocular pressure (IOP) in refractory glaucomas, especially in eyes with good central vision.

Keywords: Essential Iris Atrophy; Irido-corneal Endothelial Syndrome; Primary Open Angle Glaucoma; Micro-pulse Diode Laser Transcleral Cyclophotocoagulation



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Citation: Meena Menon, Shreeshruthi N, Anand Balasubramaniam and Harshavardhan VK. “Micro-pulse Diode Laser Transcleral Cyclophotocoagulation- A Rescue in Therapeutic Exhaustion". Acta Scientific Paediatrics 3.8 (2020): 37-40.


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