Direct laser treatment of retinal neovascularisation is indicated when regression has not been brought about by retinal photocoagulation. Current treatment regimens involve multiple laser applications to the neovascular complex. Long-duration low-energy burns have the advantage of slowly heating the tissue without engendering disruption. We report the use of this treatment as a means of occluding the feeder vessels to a neovascular network. The application of argon blue-green laser treatment at 0.1 watt for 60 seconds at two adjacent points on a feeder vessel was found to give rise to permanent vascular occlusion without causing complications.
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