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Laser trabeculoplasty as supplementary treatment for primary open angle glaucoma.
  1. M B Sherwood,
  2. J Lattimer and
  3. R A Hitchings

    Abstract

    A prospective trial was conducted of laser trabeculoplasty randomly assigned to one eye of a group of elderly patients with bilateral primary phakic open angle glaucoma who were already taking the maximum medical treatment that they could tolerate. With a minimum follow-up of 2 1/2 years (mean 35 months) a significant fall in mean intraocular pressure of over 7 mmHg (30%) at the time of the patient's last visit was noted in the treated eye.

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