conjunctiva and it's blood vessels

Discussion in 'Optometry Archives' started by Ernest, Aug 19, 2003.

  1. Ernest

    Ernest Guest

    Is it possible to remove or otherwise erase blood vessels from the
    what is normally white part of the eyeball?

    Ernest, Aug 19, 2003
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  2. Ernest

    Ernest Guest

    what about just one vein?

    Ernest, Aug 20, 2003
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  3. Ernest

    drfrank21 Guest

    News to me.I've been in practice for number of yrs and have never
    about any such procedure or seen any patient who have had yag done for
    conjunctival, episcleral, or scleral vessels.

    I can't think of any condition that would have the benefits outweigh
    risks (ie scarring) especially if for cosmesis reasons only. Maybe
    some of the
    other eye providers here know about this but I sure haven't heard and
    of my other colleagues know about it.

    I certainly wouldn't recommend it even if some surgeon if fact is
    doing this

    drfrank21, Aug 21, 2003
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