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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 »

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