Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty


  • SLT is simple, safe, and effective glaucoma treatment alternative for man of our glaucoma patients.
  • SLT only takes minutes to perform in the office for your convenience.
  • 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 almost zero.
  • SLT is covered by almost every insurance company, including Medicare.
  • SLT is ideal for patients who want to get off their glaucoma medicines, cannot take them, cannot afford them, or tolerate their side-effects.
  • 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 pills.
  • SLT has no systemic side-effects (all eye drops have side-effects).
  • 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 technology.
  • SLT promotes the body's own natural healing response and reduces any chance for bleeding, infection, or blindness.