Managing coexistent cataract and glaucoma with iStent.

  title={Managing coexistent cataract and glaucoma with iStent.},
  author={Christine L Larsen and Thomas W. Samuelson},
  journal={Survey of ophthalmology},
  volume={62 5},
The iStent is an intraocular implant that resides within Schlemm canal and allows for direct bypass of the trabecular meshwork by aqueous fluid. It is one of several procedures termed microinvasive glaucoma surgery. The prominence of microinvasive glaucoma surgery is growing because of its role in lowering intraocular pressure in mild to moderate glaucoma combined with its favorable safety profile. With transcleral glaucoma filtering surgery, there is an increased potential for significant… CONTINUE READING
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