New manual trabeculotome may improve outcomes for ab interno trabeculotomy

BOSTON — A new single-handed trabeculotome, the Trab 360, can manually cut up to 360° of meshwork through a single corneal incision, a speaker here said. “The entire trabecular meshwork is removed from the eye; nothing is left behind. There’s often some microscopic bleeding associated with this, which may remain there for a week or so,” John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, told attendees during Glaucoma Day preceding the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery annual meeting. “The instrument has been used as a standalone and combined with phacoemulsification in (Read more...)

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