Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery
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A Safer, Less Invasive Solution
Glaucoma is a disease that occurs when pressure from fluid buildup damages the optic nerve. In this advanced glaucoma eye surgery, often called MIGS, fluid drainage is improved with a microscopic stent.
With all types of glaucoma, the nerve connecting the eye to the brain is damaged, usually due to high pressure in the eye. The most common type of glaucoma often has no symptoms other than slow vision loss. Angle-closure glaucoma, although rare is a medical emergency with symptoms including eye pain with nausea and sudden visual loss.
Glaucoma is a serious eye disease that can result in permanent damage to your optic nerve. If left untreated, glaucoma can lead to total blindness. Treatments for glaucoma include eye drops, medications, and surgery.
Why Choose NVISION for Eye Care Needs?
Our board-certified surgeons are the most experienced, educated and caring professionals in the eye care industry. Our surgeons have performed over 2,500,000 procedures. More eye doctors have had their surgery performed by an NVISION surgeon than any other provider of eye care.
Every NVISION patient is different, and therefore, we strive to personalize their treatment based on their unique needs. We treat every patient with care, compassion, empathy and professionalism with a promise to deliver the best-in-class patient care.
We utilize only the most advanced laser and diagnostic equipment available to ensure we can deliver the best outcomes for our patients.
Common Questions About Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery
What is glaucoma?
Glaucoma is a serious eye disease that can lead to permanent damage to your optic nerve and result in permanent blindness. Glaucoma often starts with unnoticeable blind spots in the visual periphery, then when advanced can lead to tunnel vision, and finally blindness. There is a known relationship between diabetes and open-angle glaucoma (the most common type of glaucoma). Early detection of glaucoma is vital if an eye surgeon is to successfully treat the condition, and most optometrists check for glaucoma during regular eye exams.
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