Laser cyclophotocoagulation is a type of surgery (cyclodestructive
procedure) used to destroy the ciliary body, the part of the eye that produces
In laser cyclophotocoagulation, a laser beam is used to destroy the
ciliary body. For this procedure, medication to numb the eye is injected behind
the eyeball (retrobulbar anesthesia) before the procedure.
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Cyclophotocoagulation procedures are usually done in people who have
severe glaucoma that has not improved with other types of treatment or surgery.
Repeat treatments of laser cyclophotocoagulation may be needed. For
most, but not all, people who have laser cyclophotocoagulation, the pressure in
their eyes decreases to their
Complications of laser cyclophotocoagulation may include: