TITLE

Growing number of minimally invasive techniques expands options for glaucoma patients

AUTHOR(S)
Lindstrom, Richard L.
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;2/25/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the increasing number of options for the treatment of glaucoma. The author explains the aspects of the minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS). He discusses various techniques and products used for the treatment of MIGS including cyclophotocoagulation, Alcon's Ex-PRESS shunts, and phacoemulsification. He adds that most of MIGS procedures are being commercialized in Asia, Europe, and Latin America.
ACCESSION #
86439016

 

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