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Cataract progression after prophylactic laser peripheral iridotomy: potential implications for the prevention of glaucoma blindness.

Authors
  • Lim, Laurence S
  • Husain, Rahat
  • Gazzard, Gus
  • Seah, Steve K L
  • Aung, Tin
Type
Published Article
Journal
Ophthalmology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2005
Volume
112
Issue
8
Pages
1355–1359
Identifiers
PMID: 16061092
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In fellow eyes of APAC, prophylactic LPI is complicated by significant cataract progression, mainly in the posterior subcapsular region. These findings may have implications for the role of prophylactic LPI in the prevention of angle-closure blindness.

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