October 24, 2021
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Glaucoma coverage led by MIGS reimbursement issues

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Articles about MIGS reimbursement and video updates on aqueous flow imaging and a multi-pressure dial are some of the recent popular glaucoma items on Healio/OSN.

Check out October’s top glaucoma pieces below.

MIGS: Will reimbursement changes stymie innovation?

Minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries offer patients an important midway step between constant drops and significant surgery. Read more.

Proposed MIGS reimbursement change will affect patients, physicians, innovation

Medical economics is complicated. Reimbursement to physicians, facilities and manufacturers often defies logic. Read more.

VIDEO: Aqueous flow imaging described as work in progress

In this video from the ESCRS meeting, Alex A. Huang, MD, PhD, speaks about aqueous humor outflow imaging tools and how these tools may be used to improve the outcomes of MIGS. Watch here.

VIDEO: Multi-pressure dial represents innovation in glaucoma space

NEW YORK — In this Healio Video Perspective from OSN New York, John P. Berdahl, MD, discusses his interest in innovation in ophthalmology and upcoming advances in the glaucoma space, including a multi-pressure dial from Equinox. Watch here.

Air Xen technique offers alternative way to implant gel stent

Since the Xen gel stent was FDA approved in 2016, this less invasive glaucoma surgical device has been widely used to treat refractory glaucoma, decreasing IOP by shunting aqueous to the subconjunctival space. Read more.