DURYSTA is a very small implant that will slowly release medication directly into the eye to lower eye pressure for glaucoma patients. It is the first and currently the only dissolvable implant for treatment of glaucoma.
Glaucoma is a medical condition where the pressure inside the eye is too high, leading to progressive optic nerve damage. Very commonly, eye drops are used to lower the eye pressure. Typically, eye drops from the prostaglandin class are the first ones chosen by most ophthalmologists to treat glaucoma.[Read more…]