Treatment of Glaucoma
SLT truly is a modern miracle treatment for
glaucoma patients !!!!!!!
The Florida Eye
Center continues our commitment in
offering the safest and best patient care
to prevent blindness and restore sight.
We are providing our patients with the
latest alternatives in glaucoma treatment.
We are pleased to announce the
availability of Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty. Selective Laser
Trabeculoplasty (SLT) is exciting glaucoma
therapy that revolutionizes you treatment
by helping to control glaucoma without eye
drops. SLT laser is one of the most
significant and safest advanced in the
treatment of glaucoma in history.
This is a laser treatment using
microscopic laser light to "open" the
clogged drains of the eye and lower the
glaucoma pressure back to a safe level to
The SLT is performed
right here in our office with the newest
and safest Selecta Laser. The SLT
treatment only takes a few minutes in the
office and all you need is a regular
appointment / reservation.
SLT offers you the
SLT is simple, safe,
and effective glaucoma treatment for
almost 100% of our glaucoma patients.
SLT only takes minutes
to perform in the office for your
SLT is NOT painful and
there are no restrictions or limitations
after the office treatment.
SLT is very successful
and you may only need one treatment to
replace the daily use of expensive drops.
SLT does NOT involve
any needles, knives, sutures or hospital
surgery. Risks and complications are
SLT is covered by
almost every insurance company, including
SLT is ideal for
patients who want to get off their
glaucoma medicines, cannot take them,
cannot afford them, or tolerate their
SLT is a cold laser
that does not cause scarring or damage
like all previous laser treatments in the
past. This lets it be repeated
safely, if needed.
SLT has been safely
done in Europe for over 10 years and can
keep glaucoma controlled 365 days a year
for up to 5 years.
SLT is also a safe
alternative for those not controlled with
previous laser surgery or eye drops or
SLT has no systemic
side-effects (all eye drops have
SLT tries to eliminate
the high costs and side-effects of
prescription medicines, eye drops and
dangerous invasive surgery treatments used
in the past.
SLT is the ideal
treatment for people over 40,
African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, and
those with diabetes, high blood pressure
or poor circulation.
SLT at the Florida Eye
Center is FDA approved and uses patented
SLT promotes the body's
own natural healing response and reduces
any chance for bleeding, infection, or
Thousands of our
glaucoma patients have already received
this SLT therapy. It is proving to
be simple, safe, and effective at
controlling glaucoma pressure and
preventing blindness. The use of the
SLT laser treatment has been found to
lower the eye's pressure in almost 100% of
our patients and improve the control of
Your SLT laser
treatment is usually painless. It is
done in our office with you seated in the
exam chair. It is similar to an eye
exam with anesthetic eye drops used to
numb your eye. There are no needles,
knives, scissor, etc. It takes only
a few minutes and you will be allowed to
go home immediately after SLT laser and
there are no restrictions or limitation on
your activities, diets, etc.