Medicare Reimbursement for iStent Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent (Glaukos)
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MEDICARE REIMBURSEMENT FOR iSTENT TRABECULAR MICRO-BYPASS STENT
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Q What is an iStent® Trabecular Micro-Bypass aqueous drainage device?
A It is an implantable device to divert aqueous humor from the anterior chamber to Schlemm’s canal. The iStent inject® W creates two patent bypass pathways through the trabecular meshwork – the main source of resistance for aqueous outflow – resulting in multi-directional flow through Schlemm’s canal. The stents are placed two to three clock ho