Which minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) techniques are used for the treatment of primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG)?

Updated: Mar 16, 2020
  • Author: Kristin Schmid Biggerstaff, MD; Chief Editor: Inci Irak Dersu, MD, MPH  more...
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Answer

Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) consists of newer techniques that hold potential as surgical options in primary open-angle glaucoma, including the following:

  • Deep sclerectomy/viscocanalostomy
  • 360-degree suture canaloplasty
  • Trabectome ®
  • Endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation (ECP)
  • CyPass Microstent ®
  • iStent implant ®
  • Gonioscopy-assisted transluminal trabeculotomy (GAAT)
  • Kahook dual blade ®
  • Xen ® Gel Implant

See Treatment and Medication for more detail.


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