Progression on canaloplasty for primary open angle glaucoma

Jun Zhang
2019 International Journal of Ophthalmology  
As a non-penetrating glaucoma surgery (NPGS), canaloplasty aims to reconstruct the physiological outflow of aqueous humor by dilating the Schlemm's canal. Ab interno canaloplasty (ABiC), which can reconstruct the natural outflow pathways of aqueous humor in mild-to-moderate primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) patients, is a new minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) procedure improving from traditional canaloplasty. Canaloplasty can reduce intraocular pressure (IOP) with high efficiency and
more » ... ecurity. There are no complications such as scar formation and encapsulation for this no-bleb canaloplasty.
doi:10.18240/ijo.2019.10.16 pmid:31637200 pmcid:PMC6796084 fatcat:dz66geftxbcljoqhfde4jurqia