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About Glaukos

Glaukos (NYSE: GKOS) is an ophthalmic medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of products and procedures to transform the treatment of glaucoma, one of the leading causes of blindness. Glaukos developed Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery, or MIGS, in order to improve the traditional glaucoma treatment and management paradigm.

Headquarters Location

229 Avenida Fabricante

San Clemente, California, 92672,

United States


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Glaukos Patents

Glaukos has filed 108 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Diseases of the eye and adnexa
  • Ophthalmology
  • Eye surgery
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Diseases of the eye and adnexa, Eye surgery, Ophthalmology, Glaucoma, Visual system


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Diseases of the eye and adnexa, Eye surgery, Ophthalmology, Glaucoma, Visual system



Latest Glaukos News

VIDEO: Patients intrigued by advanced technology lenses

Jan 19, 2023

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Glaukos Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Glaukos founded?

    Glaukos was founded in 1998.

  • Where is Glaukos's headquarters?

    Glaukos's headquarters is located at 229 Avenida Fabricante, San Clemente.

  • What is Glaukos's latest funding round?

    Glaukos's latest funding round is PIPE.

  • How much did Glaukos raise?

    Glaukos raised a total of $124M.

  • Who are the investors of Glaukos?

    Investors of Glaukos include Novo Ventures, Versant Ventures, InterWest Partners, Frazier Healthcare Partners, OrbiMed Advisors and 7 more.

  • Who are Glaukos's competitors?

    Competitors of Glaukos include iSTAR Medical, Implandata Ophthalmic Products, Ambrx, CytImmune Sciences, VentiRx Pharmaceuticals and 13 more.

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