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FDA approves Staar's AquaFlow glaucoma drainage device:

This article was originally published in Clinica

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The US FDA has approved for sale Staar Surgical's implantable device for correcting open-angle glaucoma. The AquaFlow collagen glaucoma drainage device, which is designed to lower the intraocular pressure often associated with glaucoma, provides a safer and less-invasive alternative to conventional surgery, says the Monrovia, California firm. In a separate announcement, Staar says it has gained the go-ahead in Canada to market its implantable contact lens for correcting hyperopia and myopia.

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