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SLT (Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty) for Glaucoma

Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT)

What to expect on procedure day

An hour before the laser procedure drops will be used to make the pupil smaller. Your treatment will be performed in a specially equipped laser room. Just before the procedure numbing drops will be placed into your eye to keep it comfortable.

A special lens is then placed on the eye which will focus the laser beam onto the trabecular meshwork. You will not feel any pain during the procedure. You may see flashes of bright green or red light. The procedure takes 10-20 minutes.

Your eye pressure will be checked shortly after your procedure. You should relax for the rest of the day. Follow up visits are necessary to monitor your eye pressure.

While it may take a few weeks to see the full pressure lowering effect of this procedure, during which time you may have to continue taking your medication. Many patients are eventually able to discontinue some of their medications.

 

 

 

 

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Meet the Surgeon

Mr. Behrooz Golchin
MB, Bch, BAO, FRCOpth


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After visiting my G.P regarding my failing eyesight, I was diagnosed with cataracts in both eyes. I was sent for a consultation with Mr Golchin. Mr Golchin met me in late January 2012. He planned for removal of the cataracts with the procedure to be scheduled during the following two months. As I was extremely nervous. I requested that the procedure be carried out under full anaesthetic. The first procedure, for removal of the cataracts was carried out on 27th February, 2012, followed by the second and final procedure being carried out on 30th March, 2012. My vision now. at 20/20, is better than it has been in many years. I have returned to driving and take the simple things, which were once almost impossible, in my stride. My Entire experience with Mr Golchin was very satisfactory and I highly recommend him to anyone contemplating eye surgery.

Sheila Kelleher

 
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