The EX–PRESS® Glaucoma Filtration Device
Lumenal Control Makes Predictability Standard Procedure
The EX-PRESS® Glaucoma Filtration Device is intended to reduce IOP in glaucoma patients when medication and conventional surgical treatments have failed. The device channels aqueous humor through a secure lumen (of either 50 μm or 200 μm) to a half-thickness scleral flap, creating a subconjunctival filtration bleb. This Lumenal Control means uniform filtration; uniform filtration helps to stabilize IOP during and after the procedure; and stable IOP means greater predictability.
Benefits for Everyone See more
Glaucoma surgeons who work with this device appreciate a more efficient operation, faster recovery times and fewer post-op visits than they would with trabeculectomy procedures. 1
As for patients, they typically experience:
- Significant reduction in IOP from baseline2
- A decrease in the use of IOP-lowering medication2
- Lower rates of post-op complications, such as hypotony and choroidal effusion, versus the trabeculectomy 3
- A faster return to near baseline visual acuity versus the trabeculectomy1
- Fewer post-op visits versus the trabeculectomy3
Better Results by Design See more
The EX-PRESS® Glaucoma Filtration Device is smaller than a grain of rice, but its impact on glaucoma filtration is significant. That’s because it was engineered to exacting specifications that make it an efficient and effective alternative for standardizing aqueous humor flow and regulating IOP during and after implantation.
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2011 American Glaucoma Society Symposium
Read this Glaucoma Today supplement to find out why practitioners were praising the EX-PRESS® Glaucoma Filtration Device at the 2011 American Glaucoma Society Symposium. Also included are surgical pearls for EX-PRESS® Glaucoma Filtration Device implantation.