March 21st, 2012

New Device Effective in Trabeculotomy

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Using the Trabectome (NeoMedix) surgical device to perform ab interno trabeculotomies significantly reduces intraocular pressure (IOP), according to a study presented here at the American Glaucoma Society 22nd Annual Meeting. "We found a significant reduction in IOP and in the use of glaucoma medications up to 2 years after trabeculotomy surgery," said Yachna Ahuja, MD, from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, New York.

 

Medscape by Neil Canavan   3/21/12

Tags: Mayo Clinic Rochester, Research, Trabectome, trabeculotomy, Yachna Ahuja

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