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Eye Implant Regulates Intraocular Pressure

Eye Implant Regulates Intraocular Pressure

Eye Implant Regulates Intraocular Pressure Elevated or diminished eye pressure impairs our ability to see, and in the worst cases, can even lead to blindness. Until now, there has been no effective long-term treatment. In response, Fraunhofer researchers are developing an implantable microfluid system that can efficiently and durably stabilize intraocular pressure. Glaucoma and phthisis bulbi are incurable, insidious diseases ... Read More »

Cyclo G6 Laser System

Cyclo G6 Laser System

Cyclo G6 Laser System The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted marketing approval to Iridex for its Cyclo G6 Laser System for treating multiple stages of glaucoma. Using Iridex’s MicroPulse tissue-sparing technology, the laser allows for repeat treatments, and will initially be sold with two disposable delivery probes, the MicroPulse P3 probe and the G-Probe. Iridex plans to introduce ... Read More »

Roles of Glaucomatous Optic Disc Diagnosis

Glaucomatous Optic Disc

Roles of Glaucomatous Optic Disc Diagnosis Primary open angle glaucoma is a common eye disease characterized by loss of the axons of the retinal ganglion cells leading to progressive loss of vision. The site of damage to the axons is at the level of the lamina cribrosa in the optic nerve head. The mechanism of axonal loss is unknown but ... Read More »

Non Pentrating Glaucoma Surgery ( Deep Sclerectomy and Viscocanalostomy ) Videos

Non Pentrating Glaucoma Surgery ( Deep Sclerectomy and Viscocanalostomy )

Non Pentrating Glaucoma Surgery ( Deep Sclerectomy and Viscocanalostomy ) Nonpenetrating glaucoma surgeries have been developed in recent years in order to improve the safety of conventional filtering procedures. The goal of nonpenetrating filtering procedures is to reduce intraocular pressure by enhancing the natural aqueous outflow channels, while reducing outflow resistance located in the inner wall of the Schlemm’s canal ... Read More »

Goniotomy Glaucoma Surgery Videos

Goniotomy Glaucoma Surgery Video

Goniotomy Glaucoma Surgery A goniotomy is a surgical procedure primarily used to treat congenital glaucoma, first described in 1938. It is caused by a developmental arrest of some of the structures within the anterior (front) segment of the eye. These structures include the iris and the ciliary body, which produces the aqueous fluid needed to maintain the integrity of the ... Read More »

Glaucoma Trabeculectomy Surgery Videos

Glaucoma Trabeculectomy Surgery Video

Glaucoma Trabeculectomy Surgery Video Trabeculectomy, also called Filtration Surgery, is a surgical procedure performed for treatment of glaucoma. The treatment involves removing part of the trabecular meshwork and creating a new escape route for the aqueous humor. When successful, it allows the aqueous fluid to drain from the eye into an area underneath the conjunctiva where it is subsequently absorbed ... Read More »

Trabeculotomy Glaucoma Surgery Video

Trabeculotomy Glaucoma Surgery

Trabeculotomy Glaucoma Surgery This video presentation aims at explaining the technique and pitfalls of trabeculotomy. It is meant for Ophthalmology Residents and Fellows interested in surgery for congenital glaucoma. . Source: Medical videos – Free Medical video Trabeculotomy Glaucoma Surgery Read More »

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