Photocoagulation Sentence Examples
Photocoagulation involves using a laser to destroy the cancer cells.
In patients with proliferative retinopathy, particularly if not treated with photocoagulation, severe hypoglycaemic episodes may result in transient amaurosis.
Toxicities included transient periorbital edema in four eyes and optic atrophy in one eye that also received laser photocoagulation and cryotherapy.
Eyes of high-risk characterisitics benefit from panretinal laser photocoagulation.
The laser isn't used on the blood vessels directly, but is scattered over the whole retina (pan retinal photocoagulation ).Advertisement
There was a nice surround of laser photocoagulation burns surrounding the margins of the detachment.
Photocoagulation therapy is often used in conjunction with radiation therapy but may be used alone to treat small tumors that are located on the back of the eye.
If the tumor is small enough, other therapies such as external beam radiation therapy, photocoagulation, cryotherapy, thermotherapy, chemotherapy, and brachytherapy may be considered.
Smaller, more localized tumors can sometimes be treated by local therapies such as cryotherapy, photocoagulation therapy, thermotherapy or brachytherapy.