Microshunt moves aqueous to ocular surface

A new glaucoma microshunt that drains the aqueous onto the ocular surface is advancing its way through studies.
β€œIt is the first and only device shunting the aqueous to a location that is not the subconjunctival space, nor the conventional outflow system or the suprachoroidal space. It is a novel mechanism of action, very simple and direct, with no possible source of downstream resistance, such as episcleral venous pressure,” Patrick J. Riedel, MD, said in an interview with Ocular Surgery News.
The Beacon Aqueous Microshunt (BAM, MicroOptx), formerly the Brown (Read more...)

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