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...

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