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...

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...

Canaloplasty After Failed Trabeculectomy

Canaloplasty After Failed Trabeculectomy Given the technical difficulty of canaloplasty combined with unpredictable insurance coverage, it is no surprise that canaloplasty is rarely the “first-line” or primary choice of glaucoma surgeons. As such, trabeculectomy is...

Canaloplasty Surgery on Both Eyes – Patient Experience

Canaloplasty Surgery on Both Eyes from a Patient of Dr. David Richardson (San Marino Eye) A beautiful couple’s story of how they dealt with glaucoma and went through canaloplasty. Only Ron has glaucoma but his wife, Peg Is with him all the way. Love,...

Canaloplasty versus Trabeculectomy – Patient Experience

Canaloplasty versus Trabeculectomy Testimonial from a Patient of Dr. David Richardson (San Marino Eye) How does canaloplasty compare to Trabeculectomy? Let John and Mildred share with you their experience. “I didn’t go through it but being his wife I saw first hand...

Canaloplasty After Trabeculectomy – Patient Experience

Canaloplasty After Trabeculectomy Testimonial from a Patient of Dr. David Richardson (San Marino Eye) Alvin (with wife, Rose) shares his canaloplasty experience. Alvin had laser surgery and trabeculectomy on both eyes (performed by another surgeon). Sadly, he had lost...

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