Two trabecular micro-bypass stents reduce IOP in open-angle glaucoma patients

SAN FRANCISCO — The use of two trabecular micro-bypass stents in open-angle glaucoma patients significantly reduced IOP without complications, according to a study presented here.“There is some evidence that more iStents may further lower pressure beyond the simple one stent,” Ike K. Ahmed, MD, FRCSC, said at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting. Furthermore, the addition of one medication appears effective in lowering IOP in refractory glaucoma cases after trabeculectomy, he said.

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