IOP reduced after stent implantation, postoperative prostaglandin analogue

SAN FRANCISCO — Implantation of a suprachoroidal stent and use of postoperative topical travoprost may reduce IOP in phakic open-angle glaucoma patients who have uncontrolled IOP while on two topical ocular hypotensive medications, according to a presenter here."Following stent implantation, IOP and medication burden were significantly lowered in the absence of significant adverse events," Jonathan S. Myers, MD, said in a poster presented at the American Glaucoma Society annual meeting.

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