The Hydrus™ Microstent (Ivantis, Irvine, CA), like the iStent, is a trabecular microbypass stent. Made of nickel-titanium, it can most easily be thought of as a very long iStent.
The iStent is the first FDA approved “trabecular microbypass device.” These devices aim to shunt aqueous fluid directly from the anterior chamber into Schlemm’s canal. Learn More about it
How EX-PRESS® Glaucoma Filtration Device Compares to Trabeculectomy, Complications Associated with the EX-PRESS® Glaucoma Filtration Device and Special Concerns with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)