January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

January 7th, 2016 by Carolina Eye Associates

Glaucoma is an eye disease that progresses so slowly there is typically no warning sign until there is permanent eye damage. It’s an eye disease where the damage to the optic nerve can lead to eyesight loss. Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness, and it primarily occurs in those over 60, but may …

iStent Brings Relief to Glaucoma Patients

December 22nd, 2015 by Carolina Eye Associates

Carolina Eye Associates provides iStent Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent, a minimally-invasive treatment option to reduce eye pressure for patients with both cataracts and glaucoma. The iStent is FDA-approved for use in conjunction with cataract surgery to reduce eye pressure in adult patients with mild-to-moderate open-angle glaucoma. In clinical trials, the iStent has been shown to safely …

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