What is the role of using Solx gold suprachoroidal space microshunt (Solx) in the surgical 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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Solx® gold suprachoroidal space microshunt (Solx) (see below)

See the list below:

  • Shunts fluid from the anterior chamber into the suprachoroidal space via gold microchannels
  • External placement approach
  • Possibly titratable effect with titanium-sapphire laser to modify microchannel size
  • US clinical trials are ongoing

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