FDA approves first glaucoma stent for use with cataract surgery

by FDA on June 25, 2012

in FDA Alerts

Today, the iStent Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent System, Model GTS100R/L, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This is the first device approved for use in combination with cataract surgery to reduce pressure inside the eye (intraocular pressure) in adult patients with mild or moderate open-angle glaucoma and a cataract who are currently being treated with medication to reduce intraocular pressure.

This is a summary of a Press Release issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The link below will take you to the original press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do if you are affected.

View Full Details Of Original FDA Press Release Here.

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