Combination of micro-stent implant, cataract surgery lowers IOP in open-angle glaucoma

SAN FRANCISCO — In mild to moderate open-angle glaucoma, suprachoroidal micro-stent implantation in conjunction with phacoemulsification may safely lower IOP, according to a presenter here.The objective of the device is to sustain a low IOP, as well as reduce the dependence on antihypertensive medications, Steven D. Vold, MD, said at the American Glaucoma Society annual meeting.

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