Monday, January 13, 2014

New Implant Measures Intraocular Pressure

"Implandata Ophthalmic Products GmbH (Implandata) has successfully completed its ARGOS-01 pilot study for the first implantable, permanent intraocular pressure sensor," according to Medical News Today. "Implant safety and functionality has been demonstrated in this study. In addition important information was gained, which will result in new and additional product versions and alternate implantation procedures. In this first-in-human study important clinical and technical aspects of the new-to-the-world intraocular pressure sensor for glaucoma patients have been tested and assessed. The micro sensor allows close monitoring of the patients disease status and glaucoma therapy success." Read more.

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