Yag PI is a laser management for patients who may develop glaucoma.
when a person has not developed glaucoma but falls in the category of glaucoma suspect because one or the other Risk factors are present, like high intra ocular pressure, patient goes for YAG-PI
in Yag-PI, a hole is made so that the aqueous drainage is increased and the IOP is brought down. Thus, reducing the chances of developing glaucoma.
Yag Cap is the cleaning of the posterior capsule of the pseudophakic patient.
This is done in patients where during cataract surgery, dense cortex material stays behind and form dense depositions on the posterior capsule of the lens.
With this LASER, the lens capsule is cleaned and removal of cortex material.
This is a preventive method for patients with retinal break or hole. This laser correction will prevent the retina from detachment.
This is done in patients where the doctors find retinal hole. Prophylaxis means preventive. So this LASER is a preventive method to protect the retina from getting torn or detached.
the tissue around the hole is burned so that the hole does not exaggerate with time and helps the retina from getting detached.