Iridoplasty

Procedure takes about
15
minutes
Procedure carried out
100%
in the consulting room
Recommended for
2
types of narrow-angle glaucoma

What does it involve?

Iridoplasty is a procedure performed with an argon laser.

When is it carried out?

It is performed in cases where the iris covers the filtration area, known as plateau iris.

Prior examination

Comprehensive eye examination.

Before the surgery

No risks or special precautions need to be taken into account.

Surgery

Surgery involves making impacts on the entire periphery of the iris (360°) in order to reduce its peripheral volume and move it away from the aqueous humour filtration area (trabecular meshwork).

 

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