How Long Will my IOP Stay Controlled With Canaloplasty?
Jun29

How Long Will my IOP Stay Controlled With Canaloplasty?

How long will my IOP stay controlled with Canaloplasty? Canaloplasty has been approved by the FDA since 2008. So as of 2012, we have three-year published results, which indicate that the pressure lowering effect of canaloplasty is stable over those three years. Now, three years may not sound like very long, but the older style of surgery, viscocanalostomy, on which canaloplasty is an improvement, has results seven years out. And the...

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Will I Be Able To Stop Using Glaucoma Drops After Canaloplasty?
Jun22

Will I Be Able To Stop Using Glaucoma Drops After Canaloplasty?

Will I Be Able To Stop Using Glaucoma Drops After Canaloplasty? If you’ve been using glaucoma drops for many years, it’s possible that your surgeon may not achieve full catheterization during canaloplasty. That’s because using drops can have some long term effects on the natural drainage system. That being said, even if full catheterization cannot be achieved, generally pressure reduction can still be achieved by...

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ASCRS 2012: iScience Didactic Course With Dr. Robert Sinskey
Jun20

ASCRS 2012: iScience Didactic Course With Dr. Robert Sinskey

Dr. David Richardson With Dr. Robert Sinskey At ASCRS 2012: Canaloplasty Q&A Dr. Robert Sinskey, an international pioneer in cataract and other eye surgery techniques and surgical instrument inventions, interviewed by Dr. David Richardson, Canloplasty Surgeon, about his decision to undergo canaloplasty when eye drops and LTP failed to control his IOP at an iScience didactic course at American Society of Cataract & Refractive...

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I Have Used Glaucoma Drops for a Long Time, Will That Affect the Success of Canaloplasty?
Jun15

I Have Used Glaucoma Drops for a Long Time, Will That Affect the Success of Canaloplasty?

Does using  glaucoma drops for a long time affect the success of Canaloplasty? If you’ve been using glaucoma drops for many years, it’s possible that your surgeon may not achieve full catheterization during canaloplasty. That’s because using drops can have some long term effects on the natural drainage system. That being said, even if full catheterization cannot be achieved, generally pressure reduction can still be...

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Will Canaloplasty Cure My Glaucoma?
Jun13

Will Canaloplasty Cure My Glaucoma?

Will Canaloplasty cure my glaucoma? Today there are no cures for glaucoma. Both drops and surgeries work to protect your vision from further loss of vision by lowering the pressure in the eye. Now, one of the advantages of surgeries such as canaloplasty is that there’s mountain of evidence that the pressure stays low throughout the day. Whereas with drops there can be quite a bit of fluctuations during the day. Additionally,...

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