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|Title:||Immediate changes in intraocular pressure after laser peripheral iridotomy in primary angle-closure suspects|
|Citation:||Jiang, Y., Chang, D.S., Foster, P.J., He, M., Huang, S., Aung, T., Friedman, D.S. (2012-02). Immediate changes in intraocular pressure after laser peripheral iridotomy in primary angle-closure suspects. Ophthalmology 119 (2) : 283-288. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2011.08.014|
|Abstract:||Purpose: To determine the immediate changes in intraocular pressure (IOP) after laser peripheral iridotomy in primary angle-closure suspects. Design: Prospective, randomized controlled trial (split-body design). Participants: Seven hundred thirty-four Chinese people 50 to 70 years of age. Methods: Primary angle-closure suspects underwent iridotomy using a neodymium: yttriumaluminumgarnet laser in 1 randomly selected eye, with the fellow eye serving as a control. Intraocular pressure was measured using Goldmann applanation tonometry before treatment and 1 hour and 2 weeks after treatment. Total energy used and complications were recorded. Risk factors for IOP rise after laser peripheral iridotomy were investigated. Main Outcome Measures: Intraocular pressure. Results: The proportion of treated eyes with an IOP spike (an elevation of|
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