Laser de Diodo no tratamento da retinopatia diabética proliferativa

Laser de Diodo no tratamento da retinopatia diabética proliferativa


João Carlos de M. Gonçalves


Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia

versão impressa ISSN 0004-2749versão On-line ISSN 1678-2925

Arq. Bras. Oftalmol. vol.58 no.2 São Paulo abr. 1995


Diode laser represents one of the newer options for treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy, one of the leading causes of blindness in Brazil. In this paper retinal photocoagulation was applied to 45 patients presenting proliferative diabetic retinopathy with an average follow up of 11 months. Regression of neovascularization was observed in 95.5% of the cases.

Key words: Diabetic retinopathy; Light coagulation; Lasers; Diode


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