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Gonioscopy pp 69-73 | Cite as

Laser Treatments in the Chamber Angle

  • Christoph Faschinger
  • Anton Hommer
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Abstract

Laser treatment is an established option in glaucoma. Thermal, non-thermal, disruptive and excimer lasers have their fields of application.

Keywords

Aqueous Humor Excimer Laser Trabecular Meshwork Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty Ciliary Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christoph Faschinger
    • 1
  • Anton Hommer
    • 2
  1. 1.Medical University GrazGrazAustria
  2. 2.“Sanatorium Hera” Glaucoma Outpatient Service HospitalViennaAustria

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