Comprehensive Glaucoma Treatment Options at Santa Monica Eye Medical Group
Comprehensive glaucoma treatment options at Santa Monica Eye Medical Group. MIGS, SLT, laser procedures, and Durysta injections. Can be billed to insurance.
Glaucoma Surgery Explained
At Santa Monica Eye Medical Group, we understand the importance of effective glaucoma treatment. Our experienced ophthalmologists provide a range of advanced procedures to help manage this sight-threatening condition. We offer various treatment options, including Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS), Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT), Laser Peripheral Iridectomy, and Durysta injections. Read on to learn about the benefits of each treatment, who is a good candidate, and how they can address specific glaucoma concerns.
Advanced MIGS Procedures for Optimal Glaucoma Management
Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) represents a breakthrough in glaucoma treatment. At Santa Monica Eye Medical Group, we offer the following MIGS procedures, all of which are can be billed to insurance
The iStent is a tiny implant placed during cataract surgery to improve the eye’s natural drainage and reduce intraocular pressure. This minimally invasive procedure offers long-term benefits for patients with open-angle glaucoma.
The Hydrus micro-stent is designed to enhance aqueous outflow and lower intraocular pressure in patients with mild to moderate primary open-angle glaucoma. This procedure has shown promising results in reducing medication dependence.
Canaloplasty is a non-penetrating glaucoma surgery that enhances the eye’s natural drainage system using a microcatheter. It offers a comprehensive and lasting solution for patients with open-angle glaucoma.
Trabeculectomy is a traditional glaucoma surgery that creates a new drainage channel to reduce intraocular pressure. This procedure is suitable for patients with advanced glaucoma or those who have not responded to other treatments.
Non-invasive Glaucoma Relief with Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT)
Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) is a safe and effective procedure for managing open-angle glaucoma. This treatment utilizes a specialized laser to improve drainage and lower intraocular pressure. Key benefits of SLT include:
Benefits of Glaucoma Surgery
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Overview of Glaucoma Surgery
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT GLAUCOMA SURGERY
Glaucoma surgery may be recommended for patients with moderate to advanced glaucoma who have not achieved adequate pressure control with medication or other treatments. Each patient’s eligibility will be assessed by our expert ophthalmologists during a comprehensive evaluation.
Yes, the glaucoma treatment options we offer, including MIGS, SLT, Laser Peripheral Iridectomy, and Durysta injections, can be billed to insurance. We work closely with insurance providers to ensure our patients receive the necessary care without financial burdens.
Like any surgical procedure, glaucoma surgery carries some risks, such as infection, bleeding, or changes in vision. However, our experienced ophthalmologists prioritize patient safety and take necessary precautions to minimize these risks.
The results of Glaucoma surgery are permanent. Once the clouded lens is removed and replaced with an IOL, it will not develop Glaucoma again.
WHY CHOOSE SANTA MONICA EYE GROUP FOR YOUR GLAUCOMA TREATMENT?
Whether you are seeking a minimally invasive solution like MIGS or SLT, or require a procedure such as Laser Peripheral Iridectomy or Durysta injections, our experienced ophthalmologists are here to guide you through the process. We understand the importance of individualized care and take the time to evaluate your condition thoroughly, ensuring that you receive the most suitable treatment option.
EXPERT CATARACT SURGERY SERVICES IN SANTA MONICA, CA
Trust your vision to the experienced team at Santa Monica Eye Medical Group. Contact us today to schedule a consultation or learn more about our cataract surgery services. Rediscover a clear vision and enhance your quality of life with our comprehensive solutions.