Glaucoma

Achieving more predictable visual recovery following glaucoma surgery

A gel stent allows for less invasive subconjunctival procedures and an easier recovery course than traditional forms of minimally invasive glaucoma surgery.

Study of bimatoprost implant reports IOP reduction for 2 years or more

Dr Felipe Medeiros in a presentation at the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2021 annual meeting in New Orleans, noted that a phase 3 clinical extension study of the bimatoprost implant found that patients’ IOP was lowered and stayed low with no additional treatment or changes in their visual fields.

African American glaucoma study targets gene therapy options

The POAAGG study in African Americans gives insights into the effect of glaucoma on this population and provides data that could lead to gene therapies.