TITLE

Laser and Surgical Management of Hyperplastic Persistent Pupillary Membrane

AUTHOR(S)
Gupta, Rajeev; Kumar, Suresh; Sonika; Sood, Sunandan
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers & Imaging;Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p136
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Two patients (50 and 14 years old) presented with extensive hyperplastic pupillary membranes and significant reduction of visual acuity. The patients were treated by surgical excision and sectioning of the membrane using a Q-switched Nd:YAG laser. Although both of the modalities achieved good surgical and functional results, laser treatment should be preferred over surgery because of potential complications associated with the latter.
ACCESSION #
20066692

 

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