What are the possible complications of laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI)?

Updated: Jun 15, 2020
  • Author: Frank X Cao, MD; Chief Editor: C Stephen Foster, MD, FACS, FACR, FAAO, FARVO  more...
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Complications of laser peripheral iridotomy include postoperative IOP spike, intraocular inflammation, iris bleeding and hyphema, focal cataract, [9] posterior synechiae, visual symptoms (eg, blurred vision, haloes, lines, glare, and diplopia), corneal decompensation, and miscellaneous complications.


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