During the past, cataract and glaucoma surgery were performed separately. Then an FDA-approved system called iStent surgery used to treat glaucoma symptoms was designed in 2012. The device was the first one ever approved to work with cataract surgery to decrease IOP or intraocular pressure in adults impacted by cataracts and moderate or mild open-angle […]
iStent Surgery for Glaucoma Patients
If you suffer from glaucoma, you know that it is a serious concern. As the fluid inside of your eye builds up, it applies pressure to your optic nerve. If left untreated, it could rob you of your sight. Glaucoma is a silent disease that often creeps up on its victims without any warning. Once […]
What Does iStent Surgery Involve?
If you have glaucoma, it can be scary. The fluid in your eyes is building up. Instead of being naturally absorbed into your bloodstream in the way that it should, there is an imbalance in your ocular fluid. Something has gone wrong and the pressure is increasing. If you don’t get it taken care of, […]