Role of laser peripheral iridotomy in pigmentary glaucoma and pigment dispersion syndrome: A review of the literature
Publication date: Available online 4 October 2017
Source:Journal Français d'Ophtalmologie
Author(s): A. Labbé, J. Buffault, B. Leray, A. Bouillot, C. Baudouin
PurposePigment dispersion syndrome (PDS) is characterized by a structural abnormality of the posterior surface of the iris causing contact with the zonular fibers. It can lead to an open-angle glaucoma secondary to pigment dispersion into the trabecular meshwork. Laser peripheral iridotomy (PI) has been proposed as a treatment for pigmentary glaucoma (PG) and pigment dispersion syndrome (PDS) by reducing the dispersion of pigment....