Improved Comfort, Faster Recovery
The micro-incision advantage of the ALCON® MIVS® platform is highly beneficial to your patients, with enhanced postoperative comfort and faster visual recovery.1 A smaller incision size can have a big impact:
- More beneficial for your patients than 20-gauge because of increased comfort2
- Helps patients heal faster and more comfortably than with a 20-gauge procedure because of small-gauge incisions2,3
- Allows for reduced corneal astigmatism, less inflammation, and less disruption to the conjunctiva than with 20-gauge procedures4
ALCON® MIVS® procedure – 3 days post-op
20-gauge procedure – 3 days post-op
Leaking sclerotomy may lead to postoperative hypotony. Vitreous traction has been known to create retinal tears and retinal detachments.