What happens during laser trabeculopasty surgery?


With laser trabeculoplasty, your surgeon
will put a special contact lens on your eye. This helps focus and deliver the
light from the laser to the precise location the surgeon applies. The
low-energy laser to the area called the trabecular meshwork, this is where fluid naturally drains from the eye. The laser causes microscopic changes in this tissue allowing fluid to drain better and reducing eye pressure.

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