CHA HOLLYWOOD PRESBYTERIAN MEDICAL CENTER EYE DISEASE EXPERT DR. ROHIT VARMA
PERFORMS FIRST CLEARPATH GLAUCOMA SURGERY IN L.A.
CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (CHA HPMC), a hospital that is a member of CHA Health Systems, a global network providing a full spectrum of dynamic healthcare services, announces that Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, director of its Southern California Eye Institute (SCEI), has performed the first ClearPath implant surgery in Los Angeles, on a 78-year old glaucoma patient.
ClearPath Eye Implant to Aid Glaucoma Patients at CHA HPMC
CHA HPMC’s state-of-the-art eye clinic Southern California Eye Institute (SCEI) is the first eye institute in Los Angeles to perform a ClearPath implant surgery, on a 78-year old glaucoma patient. The use of the ClearPath implant is an example of how SCEI is introducing innovative eye care treatments to improve community eye health.
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Aslanyan Knarik, 66, was enjoying life with her nephews and family. Developing a potentially serious health crisis was the last thing on her mind. In March 2019, Knarik woke up to find both her legs and toes swollen and black. She was in excruciating pain and couldn’t take a step. Her family called 911 and rushed her to the emergency department at CHA HPMC.