There is a preferential diversion of blood flow to the macula following panretinal photocoagulation leading to an improved macular perfusion.
“Improved Macular Capillary Flow on Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography After Panretinal Photocoagulation for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy.”
AJO, Vol 206:217-227, October. 2019
Amani A. Fawzi, Alaa E. fayed, Robert A. Linsenmeier, Jing Gao, and Fei Yu