Does the CyPass Glaucoma Implant Damage the Eye?

What is the CyPass Stent? The CyPass is a small tube-shaped device that has for the last few years been implanted in patients with glaucoma. This was done at the time of cataract surgery in order to shunt fluid from the front of the eye into a space where it can then...

CyPass Glaucoma Micro-Stent® – Two-Year Results

Two new Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) implants gained FDA approval in 2016: the Alcon CyPass Micro-Stent® and the Allergan XEN® Gel Implant. Of these, only the CyPass Micro-Stent® offers a bleb-free method of reducing intraocular pressure (IOP). The CyPass...

Medical Therapy for Glaucoma: Alpha-Agonists

Guide to Glaucoma Medications Alpha-Agonists Medication for Glaucoma   About this class and how it works: Alpha-agonists have their effect on the ciliary body to reduce production of aqueous fluid. Additionally, like the prostaglandin analogs, alpha-agonists seem...

Ab Interno Canaloplasty (ABiC™) In The Spotlight

Iqbal Ike K. Ahmed, MD, FRCSC, asks a group of experts featuring Mark J. Gallardo, MD; Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD; Mahmoud A. Khaimi, MD; David Richardson, MD; and I. Paul Singh, MD, to address the misconceptions and barriers to adoption for ab interno canaloplasty (ABiC). The group explains how ABiC iTrack (Ellex) compares to other minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) procedures.

How Does Canaloplasty Compare to Other Glaucoma Treatments?

How does Canaloplasty compare to other glaucoma treatments in terms of IOP Lowering benefits and average medication?  Here’s a summary from Dr. Douglas J. Rhee’s talk given on April 13, 2018 during the ASCRS 2018 Glaucoma Day “Is Trabeculectomy...

Glaucoma News Roundup 2017

Top Glaucoma News and Researches of 2017 Here’s a roundup of news, discoveries and research updates about glaucoma in 2017. Subscribe to our Newsletter (found on the right sidebar) or Follow us on Facebook to continue getting updates.   Latest news on Glaucoma...

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