TargetWoman Condensed Health Information



Iridotomy

Iridotomy involves focussed use of Laser on the iris of the eye for patients suffering from glaucoma. Laser iridotomy is used to prevent subacute closed-angle glaucoma and acute closed angle glaucoma. Iridotomy can be done as an outpatient procedure. First the eye is numbed and a small opening is made on the iris so as to reduce the pressure building within the eyeball. The patient wont go through any pain but some localized heat or pinching sensation. Complications that can arise with iridotomy are bleeding in the iris, blurred vision for a brief period and in rare cases loss of vision.

Tags: #Iridotomy
Here is how it works

Enter your health or medical queries in our Artificial Intelligence powered Application here. Our Natural Language Navigational engine knows that words form only the outer superficial layer. The real meaning of the words are deduced from the collection of words, their proximity to each other and the context.

Check all your health queries

Diseases, Symptoms, Tests and Treatment arranged in alphabetical order:

A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

Popular Topics
Free Health App
Free Android Health App Free WebApp for iPhones


Bibliography / Reference

Collection of Pages - Last revised Date: August 13, 2020