Alcon Announces Global Removal of CyPass Micro-Stent for Surgical Glaucoma
- Alcon is removing CyPass globally revealing its unmet needs with safety of patients with the guidance for surgeons to stop its further use and return the fresh devices
- The above decision is on the basis of five-year data from COMPASS-XT long-term safety study
- The study showed reduction in intraocular pressure at two yrs- resulting a little difference in endothelial cell loss and at five yrs experienced reduction in endothelial cell loss vs cataract surgery alone
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