MAY 15, 2023
Stenting the Schlemm Canal: Patient Selection and Pearls
Glaucoma Subspecialty Day 2022
Glaucoma, Open-Angle Glaucoma, Surgical Management
In this presentation from Glaucoma Subspecialty Day 2022, Dr. Brian Flowers discusses patient selection and offers pearls of wisdom for stenting the Schlemm canal in minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS). Dr. Flowers reviews the beginning of the MIGS era and the current implantable Schlemm canal stents, iStent inject W (Glaukos) and the Hydrus microstent (Alcon), including indications. He provides universal pearls related to safety, positioning, and magnification, among other areas, in addition to pearls and mistakes specific to iStent inject W and the Hydrus microstent.