Glaucoma surgeons should have at least two or more procedures with different mechanisms of action in their tool kit— techniques that have options for phakic and pseudophakic patients, said Brian A. Francis, MD, MS.
According to Dr. Francis, how can MIGS procedures be categorized?
*The correct answer is G
To choose the right microinvasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) procedure, glaucoma specialists must consider several questions, according to Brian A. Francis, MD, MS.Glaucoma surgeries can be categorized based on one of four mechanisms of action, according to Dr. Francis, professor of ophthalmology and holder of the Stieger Endowed Chair at the Doheny Eye Institute and Stein Eye Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
These categories include the trabecular outflow, suprachoroidal outflow, aqueous humor production, and subconjunctival outflow.
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