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Glaucoma Myth Busters: Myths About Endoscopic Cyclophotocoagulation

December 1, 2018

Journal: Glaucoma Physician | Issue: December | Author: Steven R. Sarkisian Jr., MD

A MIGS procedure with an excellent safety profile.

Endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation (ECP) has been in existence for many years and really was the first MIGS procedure. Still, there are lingering myths about this procedure that must be addressed. Tens of thousands of people have benefitted from this surgery and surgeons need to know the truth about how, when used correctly, ECP can be a valuable tool to lower IOP in our glaucoma patients. (cont.)