MENLO PARK, Calif., April 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sight Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGHT), an eyecare technology company focused on creating innovative solutions intended to transform care and improve patients’ lives, today announced that data from clinical studies of the OMNI® Surgical System will be presented at the 2022 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Annual Meeting. Additionally, the Company is sponsoring a minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) education symposium. The conference will take place April 22-26, 2022 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
Three posters have been accepted for presentation. Details of the presentations are as follows:
Session Title: “Outcomes of Canaloplasty and Trabeculotomy in Eyes with Previous Trabecular Micro-Bypass Implantation”
Presenter: Arkadiy Yadgarov, MD, ABO; Anita Campbell, MD, ABO
Date and Time: Friday, April 22; 8:45-8:50 AM ET
Session Title: “IOP Fluctuations and Visual Field Status: Fluctuation Suppression with Combined Canaloplasty and Trabeculotomy in Open-Angle Glaucoma”
Presenter: Mark F. Pyfer, MD, FACS; Brandon J. Baartman, MD; Inder P. Singh, MD
Location: WEWCC – Level 1, 143B
Date and Time: Saturday, April 23; 8:51-8:56 AM ET
Session Title: “Canaloplasty and Trabeculotomy Ab Interno Combined with Cataract Surgery: 12-Month Outcomes in Hispanic Patients with Open-Angle Glaucoma”
Presenter: Mark J. Gallardo, MD
Location: WEWCC – Level 1, 144B
Date and Time: Monday, April 25; 2:08-2:13 PM ET
Sight Sciences will host an educational symposium, “MIGS Beyond Cataract Surgery: An Interventional Mindset” moderated by Thomas Samuelson, MD, former president of ASCRS, on Friday, April 22 at 6:00 pm ET. The program will include a clinical discussion and interactive Q&A session featuring the OMNI® Surgical System and highlighting the benefits of stent-free MIGS. Registration is available here.
About Sight Sciences
Sight Sciences is an eyecare technology company focused on developing and commercializing innovative solutions intended to transform care and improve patients’ lives. Using minimally invasive or non-invasive approaches to target the underlying causes of the world’s most prevalent eye diseases, Sight Sciences seeks to create more effective treatment paradigms that enhance patient care and supplant conventional outdated approaches. The Company’s OMNI® Surgical System is a minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) device indicated to reduce intraocular pressure in adult patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), the world’s leading cause of irreversible blindness. The Company’s TearCare® System is 510(k) cleared for the application of localized heat therapy in adult patients with evaporative dry eye disease due to meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD), enabling office-based clearance of gland obstructions by physicians to address the leading cause of dry eye disease.
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About the OMNI® Surgical System
The OMNI® Surgical System is a handheld, single-use therapeutic device for minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS). It is indicated for canaloplasty (the microcatheterization and viscodilation of Schlemm’s canal) followed by trabeculotomy (the cutting of trabecular meshwork) to reduce intraocular pressure in adult patients with primary open-angle glaucoma.
OMNI® allows surgeons to access 360 degrees and three primary points of resistance of an eye’s diseased conventional outflow pathway (trabecular meshwork, Schlemm’s canal, and collector channels) through a single clear corneal microincision.
OMNI® is indicated by the FDA for canaloplasty (the microcatheterization and viscodilation of Schlemm’s canal) followed by trabeculotomy (the cutting of trabecular meshwork) to reduce intraocular pressure in adult patients with primary open-angle glaucoma. OMNI has a CE Mark for the catheterization and transluminal viscodilation of Schlemm’s canal and the cutting of trabecular meshwork to reduce intraocular pressure in adult patients with open-angle glaucoma.
OMNI® should not be used in any situations where the iridocorneal angle is compromised or has been damaged since it may not be possible to visualize the angle or to properly pass the microcatheter. Do not use the OMNI® in patients with angle recession; neovascular glaucoma; chronic angle closure; narrow-angle glaucoma; traumatic or malignant glaucoma; or narrow inlet canals with plateau iris or in quadrants with previous MIGS implants.
OMNI® received its first FDA clearance in 2017 and is protected by a global patent portfolio including 32 issued patents worldwide.
OMNI® is a registered trademark of Sight Sciences.
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