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FDA recalls CyPass glaucoma device

11/29/18 Updated FDA and OMIC Advice

On October 24, 2018, the FDA issued an update on the CyPass device: https://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/AlertsandNotices/ucm624283.htm. The device status has been changed from a voluntary market withdrawal initiated by Alcon to an FDA Class 1 recall.

Latest FDA recommendations

  • Do not implant CyPass Micro-Stents and return unused devices to Alcon. Call Alcon at 1-800-862-5266 for directions on how to return the devices.
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