• MIGS, premium IOLs, VMT propel optometric care to the next level

    19 days ago - By Healio

    More optometrists are managing and comanaging glaucoma, cataract and retina patients, and advances in the areas of minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, premium IOLs and vitreomacular traction diagnosis are rapidly developing.
    The iStent was approved by the FDA for use in cataract surgery in 2012.
    “The single trabecular bypass element was initially designed in such a way that the procedure to place it was slightly more complex, and I think there was a lack of uptake on the device as a result,” J. James Thimons, OD, of Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut, told Primary Care
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