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Primary Open Angle Glaucoma Considered the Most Common type of Glaucoma

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The most common type of glaucoma among Americans is Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG). This type of glaucoma occurs when the eye’s drainage channels become clogged. The eye normally produces a clear, water like fluid, called “aqueous humor.” The aqueous humor, nourishes the eye, and gives it support. This fluid is produced by a faucet-like structure named the “ciliary body.”

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Glaucoma is the Second Leading Cause of Sight Loss in the United States

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Glaucoma is considered a “treatable” but not “curable” disease. There are two main classes of glaucoma, 1) The open angle glaucomas, and 2) The narrow or closed angle glaucomas. There are many subsets of glaucoma within these two classes and we will over time explore these subsets. Treatment for the open angle glaucomas also known as Primary Open Angle Glaucoma

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Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center Welcomes Jordan Graff, MD to our Retina Team of Expert Surgeons

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Dr. Jordan Graff is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous. After receiving his Bachelor’s of Science and premedical training at Brigham Young University, Dr. Graff graduated magna cum laude with his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of California, Irvine and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) medical

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Did You Know That BDPEC Was The First Eye Center In Arizona To:

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Offer LASIK Laser Vision Correction Use laser technology to make the LASIK flap Use the 200 Hz Allegretto WaveLight laser for LASIK Vision Correction Use the Advanced 400 Hz Allegretto EYE-Q laser for LASIK Vision Correction We are dedicated to having the most advanced, state-of-the-art technology for our Lasik patients.

Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center has launched new online tools for patient education and interaction

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We understand that technology makes a difference and pride ourselves on providing the latest medical advancements in eye care to our patients. Recently we decided that our technology does not just apply to medical devices and surgical techniques but our patients also benefit from multimedia education online and accessibility. In turn, Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center has created an online

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