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Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey

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CAIRO WILLIAMS, Vladimir Elier. Pupilloplasty with neodymium yag laser: two cases report. AMC [online]. 2017, vol.21, n.3, pp.393-399. ISSN 1025-0255.

Background: pupilloplasty consists in the modification of the size and shape of the pupil by the application of photocoagulation on the iris. Objective: to describe the evolution of two clinical cases with different characteristics and present the utility, profits and complications of the non invading microsurgery with neodymium yag laser. Clinical case: a description of two 70-years-old, white patients with ocular antecedents of pseudophakia was presented who came to ophthalmology consultation complaining of an irregular pupils and low vision one of them. A pupillolasty was carrying on in both cases with a considerable improvement of the pupil shape and the vision. Conclusions: the evolutions of the cases were fast and satisfactory. A light bleeding was presented as complication. This procedure has many advantages to the doctor and the patient being a useful and effective resource.

Palabras clave : LASER THERAPY [utilization]; PUPIL DISORDERS  [surgery]; AGED; CASE STUDIES.

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