Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS):
Hydrus Stent is one of the MIGS (Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery) procedure to treat Primary Open Angle Glaucoma, and as the name entitle, it is minimally invasive surgery that could be done under local anaesthesia with very good results
Who is indicated for?
Hydrus stent is indicated for mild to moderate Primary Open Angle Glaucoma patients, who are looking to reduce or stop using glaucoma drops
Is it safe?
The main side effect is temporary bleeding inside the eye, which usually get absorbed by it seld
Is it effective?
Studies shows that 78% of patients who had the Hydrus stent, were glaucoma drops free 2 years after surgery.