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What Does Cellophane Have to Do with Glaucoma?

What Does Cellophane Have to Do with Glaucoma? Glaucoma is an eye disease commonly associated with aging. The development of “floaters” in one’s visual field is also more likely as we get older. A portion of those with floaters will later develop a clear membrane on...

“Gentler” yet Effective Glaucoma Surgeries

Most glaucoma surgeons agree that Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) Procedures are “gentler” than trabeculectomy or glaucoma drainage devices. MIGS Procedures are faster, done through very small corneal incisions, and have fewer risks. However,...

How Does Micropulse® P3 Cyclophotocoagulation Work?

Research poster from the American Glaucoma Society Source: IRIDEX – Great work by Dr. Murray Johnstone | Facebook [Internet]. Facebook.com. 2017 [cited 2017 Mar 14]. Available from: https://www.facebook.com/IRIDEX/ How Micropulse® P3 Cyclophotocoagulation Works...

Who Will Likely Benefit from the Stegmann Canal Expander®?

Who Will Likely Benefit from the Stegmann Canal Expander®? Most anyone who is a candidate for canaloplasty should also benefit from placement of the Stegmann Canal Expander®. At the time of this writing, however, only those outside of the USA can do so as the FDA has...

Comparison to Canaloplasty without the Stegmann Canal Expander®

When the results of this study are compared to the results of prior long-term studies of Canaloplasty glaucoma surgery, use of the Stegmann Canal Expander® appears to provide an additional 3mmHg of IOP lowering effect.2 Source: Canal Expander | Canal Expander...

Risks of Canaloplasty with the Stegmann Canal Expander®

The risks of canaloplasty with the Stegmann Canal Expander® were shown to be quite similar to Canaloplasty without the Stegmann Canal Expander®. Just over one quarter of patients experienced a hyphema (blood in the front part of the eye). However, this is viewed by...

How Well Does the Stegmann Canal Expander® Work?

Source: Canal Expander | Canal Expander [Internet]. Canalexpander.com. 2017 [cited 2017 Mar 18]. Available from: http://www.canalexpander.com/canal-expander/ Two-Year Results The results of a study evaluating canaloplasty with the Stegmann Canal Expander® have...

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