- LP-Laser Learning Lab
- LP-Laser Procedures from the OD to the DO Perspective
- LP-Laser Therapy in Optometry: The Politics, Procedures and Protocols
- LP-Laser Tissue Interactions
- LP-Open or Closed? When to Perform Prophylactic Iridotomy for Primary Angle Closure
- LP-Ophthalmic Lasers in Optometry
- LP-YAG Laser Procedures
LP-Laser Peripheral Iridotomy (PI): Are we over-PI'ing patients?
The use of laser energy, specifically laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI), has been the standard of care for pupillary block narrow angles for many decades. It is an accepted and relatively safe procedure performed by ophthalmologists nationwide, and optometrists in the states that allow OD's to perform anterior segment laser procedures. Recently, evidence and arguments have emerged regarding LPI treatments possibly being overutilized. This interactive 1 hour lecture will review and update clinical evidence and literature regarding laser peripheral iridotomy for narrow angle glaucoma, with specific coverage of the ZAP study.
Nathan Lighthizer, O.D.
Leonid Skorin, O.D., D.O.
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The AOA has created a trove of practice management tools and services that can power practices forward in a profession and health care landscape that increasingly demands doctors practice at their highest levels and creates greater opportunities to develop and empower paraoptometric staff. These days, change is out of necessity.