Role of Lasers in Ophthalmology

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Thermal Laser (Argon and Krypton) – Heat generated from this process is used to seal blood vessels that are leaking, destroying abnormal tissues, bonding of the retina and the back of the eye, glaucoma treatment – open eye’s filtration system and create opening in iris for narrow angle glaucoma. Photodisruptive Laser (YAG and Excimer) – The sharpness of the light cuts and sculpts the tissue under consideration. It is used to cut thin membrane in the eye-blocking the vision and change in