Laser Treatment

Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT)

Laser treatment for chronic glaucoma, Selective Laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) is a safe, easy treatment suitable for most patients with glaucoma.

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YAG laser peripheral iridotomy

A YAG laser peripheral iridotomy is performed almost exclusively for patients with narrow angles, narrow-angle glaucoma, or acute angle closure glaucoma.

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Laser Aftercare Advice

Do not drive

You won’t be able to drive right after the surgery so ask for help from a friend or a family member to drive you home. During the first few days back home, it is best to have a little help when it comes to moving around the house and no driving for at least 5 days.

Wear Sunglasses

Have a pair of UV protected sunglasses with you at all times, especially during the first week of recovery. Sunglasses helps to protect your eyes from the harmful UV ray during the day. It also helps to reduce glare, making you feel more comfortable

Do not rub

You may experience dry eyes during the first few days after the surgery. While it is tempting to ease it by rubbing you will need to resist rubbing your eyes as this could disrupt the healing process. You will be provided with eye drops to keep them moist and comfortable.


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