Outpatient Surgery Magazine - Subscribers

Throw Away The Script - Outpatient Surgery Magazine - February 2019

Outpatient Surgery Magazine, providing current information on Surgical Services, Surgical Facility Administration, Outpatient Surgery News and Trends, OR Excellence and more.

Issue link: http://magazine.outpatientsurgery.net/i/1080927

Contents of this Issue

Navigation

Page 122 of 150

F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 9 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y. N E T • 1 2 3 T here are roughly 3 million glaucoma sufferers in the United States and most have one thing in common. "They hate the drops," says Steven Sarkisian, MD, a glaucoma surgeon who practices in Oklahoma City, Okla. He's of course referring to the daily grind of applying — and remembering to apply — topical eye drops that lower intraocular pressure (IOP). The number of glaucoma sufferers is expected to increase as the aging population provides a steady stream of new cases and physi- The Rise of Interventional Glaucoma These minimally invasive procedures are displacing daily drop regimens. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor • DUAL PURPOSE Jeffrey Soohoo, MD, completes a combined cataract and glaucoma procedure, which has the potential to reduce intraocular pressure in 20% of cataract patients. Jeffrey Soohoo, MD

Articles in this issue

Archives of this issue

view archives of Outpatient Surgery Magazine - Subscribers - Throw Away The Script - Outpatient Surgery Magazine - February 2019