Just saw this article in the NewHavenRegister. Dr. Nils Loewen of yale Eye Center uses a treatment for advanced cases The article states " The second procedure involves inserting a gold shunt to drain fluid and is only used in advanced cases. Loewen said it"s somthing that i'm particularly excited about because we're are only one of six centers in the US to offer this.
A small piece of gold is inserted under the eyelid, which " shunts fluid into a previously unutilized area, the supra-choroidal space"
On the cover of page B3