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Valley Retina Institute




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Valley Retina Institute (VRI) offers a multitude of services.

The following is a list of the most common procedures done in our office.

1. Focal or grid laser to treat clinically significant macular edema.

2. Pan Retinal Photocoagulation (PRP) Laser- treats active proliferative diabetic retinopathy

3. YAG peripheral iridoplasty -
  1. to treat acute angle closure glaucoma

  2. used to prevent acute angle closure in patients with very shallow angles
4. Suture lysis- use argon laser to cut tight sutures after Ahmed tube placement in glaucoma patients

5. anterior chamber paracentesis - used to reduce intraocular pressure by withdrawing a/c fluid with 30 gauge needle; usually done after a cryoretinopexy after gas is injected in eye, or one day post-op patient with severe high intraocular pressures

6. Subtenon or subconjunctival steroid injection- used to reduce cystoid macular edema or quiet an eye that is actively inflamed, i.e. uveitis

Phone: (956) 631-8875
FAX: (956) 631-9134
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