Evolving Surgical Interventions in the Treatment of Glaucoma

Seminars in Ophthalmology
Courtney E Bovee, Louis R Pasquale

Abstract

Interventions in the treatment of mild to moderate glaucoma have evolved to include a group of procedures collectively named "Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)." These procedures are less invasive than traditional filtering surgery and setons and offer the benefit of an improved side-effect profile. A review of current published literature has shown that these procedures offer lower intraocular pressure, decrease reliance on topical medications, have no negative effect on refractive outcomes, and can be safely done following failed tube surgery.

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Related Concepts

Glaucoma
Physiologic Intraocular Pressure
Intraocular Pressure Test
Stent, Device
Filtering Surgery
Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive
Krupin Valves
Operative Surgical Procedures
Adverse Effects
Topical Dosage Form

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