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Hosheng Tu, Gregory T Smedley, David Haffner, Barbara A Niksch: Glaucoma stent and methods thereof for glaucoma treatment. Glaukos Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 14, 2006: US07135009 (176 worldwide citation)


The invention relates generally to medical devices and methods for reducing the intraocular pressure in an animal eye and, more particularly, to stent type devices for permitting aqueous outflow from the eye's anterior chamber and associated methods thereof for the treatment of glaucoma. Some aspect ...


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Hosheng Tu, Olav G Bergheim, Morteza Gharib: Glaucoma treatment device. Glaukos Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 18, 2004: US06736791 (169 worldwide citation)


A glaucoma treatment device for directing the flow of aqueous humor and bypassing trabecular meshwork is disclosed. The device comprises an inlet section, an outlet section, a middle section, and at least one lumen for transmitting aqueous humor within the glaucoma device. The lumen extends through ...


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Olav B Bergheim, Morteza: Apparatus and method for treating glaucoma. Glaukos Corporation, Kniobbe Martins Olson & Bear, October 28, 2003: US06638239 (166 worldwide citation)


Surgical methods and related medical devices for treating glaucoma are disclosed. The method comprises trabecular bypass surgery, which involve bypassing diseased trabecular meshwork with the use of a seton implant. The seton implant is used to prevent a healing process known as filling in, which ha ...


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Morteza Gharib, Hosheng Tu, Olav Bergheim: Bifurcatable trabecular shunt for glaucoma treatment. Glaukos Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 23, 2003: US06666841 (162 worldwide citation)


A trabecular shunt and methods for treating glaucoma are disclosed. The method comprises placing a trabecular shunt through diseased trabecular meshwork, between the anterior chamber and Schlemm's canal. The trabecular shunt includes a hollow, elongated tubular element having an inlet section a ...


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Olav B Bergheim, Morteza: L-shaped implant with bi-directional flow. Glaukos Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 24, 2004: US06780164 (158 worldwide citation)


Surgical methods and related medical devices for treating glaucoma are disclosed. The method comprises trabecular bypass surgery, which involve bypassing diseased trabecular meshwork with the use of a seton implant. The seton implant is used to prevent a healing process known as filling in, which ha ...


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Olav B Bergheim, Morteza: Apparatus and method for treating glaucoma. Glaukos Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 18, 2005: US06955656 (156 worldwide citation)


Surgical methods and related medical devices for treating glaucoma are shown. The method includes trabecular bypass surgery, which involves bypassing diseased trabecular meshwork with the use of a seton implant. The seton implant is used to prevent a healing process known as filling in, which has a ...


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Hosheng Tu, Gregory T Smedley, Barbara A Niksch, David S Haffner: Medical device and methods of use of glaucoma treatment. Glaukos Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 22, 2006: US07094225 (139 worldwide citation)


The invention relates generally medical devices and methods for the treatment of glaucoma in an animal eye and, more particularly, to medical devices and methods for treating tissue of the trabecular meshwork and/or Schlemm's canal of the eye to restore or rejuvenate a portion or all of the normal p ...


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Gregory T Smedley, David Haffner, Barbara Niksch, Hosheng Tu, Thomas W Burns: Combined treatment for cataract and glaucoma treatment. Glaukos Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 16, 2007: US07163543 (125 worldwide citation)


A method is provided for treatment of cataract in combination with a glaucoma procedure while maintaining the intraocular pressure by permitting aqueous to flow out of an anterior chamber of the eye through a surgically stented pathway. A trabecular stent is adapted for implantation within the trabe ...


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Morteza Gharib, Hosheng Tu, Olav Bergheim: Implant with pressure sensor for glaucoma treatment. Glaukos Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 3, 2006: US06981958 (120 worldwide citation)


A trabecular shunt and methods for treating glaucoma are disclosed. One of the methods comprises transporting fluid from the anterior chamber of an eye to Schlemm's canal through an implant, the implant extending between the anterior chamber and Schlemm's canal; sensing an intraocular pressure using ...


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Hosheng Tu, David S Haffner, Gregory T Smedley, Barbara A Niksch, Morteza Gharib: Glaucoma stent for treating glaucoma and methods of use. Glaukos Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 19, 2008: US07331984 (118 worldwide citation)


Surgical methods and related medical devices for treating glaucoma are disclosed. The method comprises trabecular bypass surgery, which involves bypassing diseased trabecular meshwork with the use of a stent implant. The stent implant is inserted into an opening created in the trabecular meshwork by ...



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