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Update on Glaucoma
January 26, 2018

UPDATE ON GLAUCOMA

CyPass Micro-Stent

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, but we evaluate and educate our patients every month of the year. Treatments for glaucoma in the U.S. are primarily eye drops, laser or occasional surgery. The CyPass Micro-Stent is a new surgical option that shows great promise and may make us reevaluate the order of our prescribed glaucoma therapies. Check out our blog below for more information. Enjoy!

Our surgeon, Dr. Aaron Porter, is now performing the CyPass Micro-Stent which is a new development in the treatment of glaucoma. This surgical procedure is performed during cataract surgery and is used for the treatment of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma. Patients with glaucoma may suffer from increased eye pressure which can cause vision loss. 

The CyPass implant is placed between the sclera and ciliary body of the eye at the same time patients are undergoing cataract surgery. The stent is an extra step in maintaining
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