What is the role of iridectomy in the treatment of acute angle-closure glaucoma (AACG)?

Updated: Jun 20, 2019
  • Author: Albert P Lin, MD; Chief Editor: Inci Irak Dersu, MD, MPH  more...
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If the cornea is extremely cloudy or the iris is too thick and an opening cannot be created using laser, incisional peripheral iridectomy can be performed in the operating room.

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