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Glaucoma can be treated

Galveston County Daily News, September 12, 2010 - (Link unavailable)

Glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness, cannot be cured, but vision loss can be prevented with early detection and treatment, according to glaucoma specialists at the UTMB University Eye Center. “At UTMB, we have the latest imaging technology available, designed to detect very early changes in the optic nerve,” said Dr. Misha Syed. Dr. Gianmarco Vizzeri added that a new, state-of-the-art surgical technology called Trabectome is available to UTMB patients with open-angle glaucoma. “The Trabectome procedure is designed to have fewer potential complications and a quicker recovery for glaucoma patients with may need surgery,” he said. (Link unavailable.)




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