Suprachoroidal devices in glaucoma surgery

Jeffrey A. Kammer, Kevin M. Mundy

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Abstract

While conventional glaucoma filtration surgery provides excellent intraocular pressure (IOP) lowering effect, this comes at the expense of significant risks. As the physiology of the suprachoroidal space has become better understood, its potential as a source for aqueous drainage has generated significant interest. This has resulted in the creation of several suprachoroidal glaucoma devices with excellent IOP lowering ability and a much more favorable side effect profile.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)45-52
Number of pages8
JournalMiddle East African Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume22
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

Keywords

  • CyPass
  • Glaucoma
  • SOLX
  • Shunt
  • Suprachoroidal
  • Surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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