Study: IOP, medications reduced 1 year after implantation of two micro-bypass stents

SAN FRANCISCO β€” IOP reduction of more than 10 mm Hg was sustained at 1 year in a study evaluating implantation of two Glaukos iStents in patients with open-angle glaucoma not controlled on one medication, a presenter said here.β€œFor us as glaucoma surgeons, this really does offer us hope that there may be a new surgical option that could be available to medically uncontrolled open-angle glaucoma patients in the future,” L. Jay Katz, MD, said at the American Glaucoma Society annual meeting.

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