Cataract surgery and glaucoma therapy – all in one procedure. Adding iStent inject® W to your cataract surgery can provide a number of benefits.
Unlike medications, which require regular doses, iStent inject® W is a medical device that is designed to work continuously.
iStent inject® W may help reduce the number of glaucoma medications needed, at your physician’s discretion.
iStent inject W is built on a proven technology platform shown to potentially allow patients to achieve lower intraocular pressure (IOP) after the procedure, with an excellent overall safety profile.1,2
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Individual outcomes may vary. The depiction may not reflect the typical glaucoma patient’s experience and the timeline may vary. It is not intended to represent of guarantee that anyone will have the same or similar outcomes.
What is Glaucoma?
Glaucoma is a progressive disease of the eye that if left untreated, can eventually lead to blindness. Glaucoma is commonly associated with increased intraocular pressure (IOP) in the eye due to an imbalance in production and outflow of aqueous humor, which is the fluid produced by the eye. Glaucoma is asymptomatic – meaning it occurs without noticeable symptoms appearing—and can often go undiagnosed without proper checkups, and worsen over time.
What are my Treatment Options?
What is iStent inject® W?
Is iStent inject® W Right for Me?
Implanted during cataract surgery, iStent inject® W can effectively lower intraocular pressure (IOP), one of the most important risk factors for glaucoma, and may reduce your reliance on glaucoma medication at the discretion of an eye care professional.
"It's a scary thing. It's a silent, sort of, invasion, and I want people to know that there is something that you should do and can do about the effects. I would encourage people to look into the prospect of how their glaucoma can be treated."
"If you have a doctor that is caring and knowledgeable, just follow the protocol that they laid out. I had no anxiety about my treatment. I understood it, because my doctor laid it out. Even with procedures, tests, my doctor said, 'This is what you need to do.' I probably owe my eyesight to her."
Hear from Others with Glaucoma
Are You Considering the iStent inject® W Procedure?
Find out if you are a candidate for iStent inject® W by speaking with an iStent inject® W physician in your area today.
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1. iStent inject® Trabecular Micro-Bypass System: Directions for Use, Part # 45-0176.
2. Hengerer FH, Auffarth GU, Riffel C, Conrad-Hengerer I. Prospective, non-randomized, 36-month study of second-generation trabecular micro-bypass stents with phacoemulsification in eyes with various types of glaucoma. Ophthalmol Ther. 2018 Dec; 7(2): 405-415.