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Category: Glaucoma

CAROLINA EYE ASSISTS WITH GLAUCOMA SCREENINGS

As a part of National Glaucoma Awareness Month, students in the Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Program at Sandhills Community College held glaucoma screenings. The screenings offered participants the opportunity to be screened for the disease that can harm the eye’s optic nerve. The screenings were conducted under the guidance of Dr. Andrew Apple, an optometrist with… Read More


CAROLINA EYE ASSOCIATES FIRST PRACTICE IN THE CAROLINAS TO IMPLANT THE CYPASS MICRO-STENT FOR GLAUCOMA

Carolina Eye Associates is one of the first eye centers in the nation to implant a new FDA-approved glaucoma device during eye surgery. The CyPass Micro-Stent is a small device that is implanted just below the surface of the eye. It is designed to reduce intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma and… Read More