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A Brief History of MIGS (Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery)

Ike Ahmed, the man who coined the term Micro-Invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), has helped open a new flank in the battle to reduce intraocular pressure, ushering in the next generation of surgical approaches and devices.

In The Ophthalmologist he shares the story behind his pioneering and controversial journey into microinvasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS).

"Being at the forefront of innovation is a lonely journey in many ways, but it’s a journey worth taking because I see what our patients can get out of it...

...MIGS is very much at the center of changing the traditional glaucoma treatment paradigm."


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A Brief History of MIGS

The Ophthalmologist, August 2015: pages 18-25