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IStent with cataract surgery lowers IOP at 8 years in pseudoexfoliation glaucoma

7 monthes ago   |   By Healio

WASHINGTON - Patients with pseudoexfoliation glaucoma treated with iStent plus cataract surgery had sustained IOP reduction at 8 years postop, according to a study.
Tanner J. Ferguson, MD, presented results of the retrospective case review at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting.
“We've previously published this study with results up to 2 years and 5 years,” he said. “This current study represents a continuation out to 8 years postoperatively.”
The study comprised 117 consecutive eyes from patients who underwent implantation of one
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Streamline system helps reduce IOP, medications in open-angle glaucoma

Streamline system helps reduce IOP, medications in open-angle glaucoma

7 monthes ago   |   By Healio

WASHINGTON - Patients with glaucoma who underwent goniotomy and viscodilation with the Streamline surgical system experienced reductions in IOP and medications, according to a study.
“It is not an invasive procedure,” Elizabeth Yeu, MD, said at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting. “It rests and allows for suction and retraction of the outer sleeve and a gentle goniotomy performed by this inner cannula.”
The study included 21 patients with a diagnosis of mild to moderate open-angle glaucoma who were on one to three IOP-lowering
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