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“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,...

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...

Canaloplasty with the Stegmann Canal Expander®

Canaloplasty has been shown to be both an effective and safe surgical method of lowering intraocular pressure (IOP). However, there is still a widely held belief among gluacoma surgeons that canaloplasty is simply too challenging to bother with given that...

Canaloplasty After Failed Trabeculectomy

ReSGu Canaloplasty New Hope After Failed TrabIt Might Be For You! Contact Us Today Canaloplasty After Failed Trabeculectomy Given the technical difficulty of canaloplasty combined with unpredictable insurance coverage, it is no surprise that canaloplasty is rarely the...

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