IOP reduction greater after cataract surgery with microstent
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Patients with primary open-angle glaucoma who received a Schlemm's canal microstent combined with phacoemulsification demonstrated a superior reduction in IOP and medication use compared with those who received phaco alone, according to the HORIZON study.
Patients with concomitant primary open angle glaucoma, visually significant cataract and washed-out modified diurnal IOP between 22 mm Hg and 34 mm Hg were included.
Patients were randomized 2:1 to receive a single Hydrus Microstent in Schlemm's canal or no stent after uncomplicated phaco.
A total of 369 eyes were
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