Indirect Ophthalmoscopic Laser Delivery System (LIO)This laser delivery system is mainly used for peripheral retinal lesions, e.g. horse shoe tear (HST), lattice degeneration, retinal holes, Pan retinal photocoagulation for vascular retinopathy in a hazy media. It is also a very good tool to perform lasers for diabetic retinopathyFocal, Grid, Modified Grid LaserThis is used to treat macula involved in diabetic retinopathy
Cryotherapy is a second way of treating retinal tears apart from laser. An extremely cold probe is used to freeze a small area on the outside of the eyeball that overlies the retinal tears. The purpose is to seal the tears and create an eventual scar that will “stick” the retina to that spot.