Istent Inject Penny | Effingham

New procedure addresses cataracts and glaucoma at the same time

EFFINGHAM AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER has announced it will now offer the iStent inject® Trabecular Micro-Bypass System. Implanted at the time of cataract surgery, iStent inject is clinically proven to reduce eye pressure in adult patients with both cataracts and mild-to-moderate primary open-angle glaucoma.1

“This is an exciting option for every cataract patient in our community that is living with glaucoma,” said Dr Joe Spraul.

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Bunion Surgery

What is bunion surgery?

Bunion surgery is done to reduce the pain and correct the deformity caused by a bunion. This is a surgery performed at EASC. A bunion (hallux valgus) is a deformity of the bone or tissue around the joint at the base of the big toe or at the base of the little toe.

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Effingham Blog The Facts About Joint Replacement

Primary Facts About Joint Replacements

It takes a special kind of surgical technique and recovery program to completely reconstruct damaged joints

Two of the most brittle parts of the human body are bones and the joints that connect them together.

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Effingham Blog outpatient surgery

Advantages of ASC vs Hospital Based Procedure

Ambulatory surgery centers (ASC) are unique medical branches. This independent medical facility is comprised of highly trained physicians that specialize in a variety of outpatient surgical procedures. What this means is that this is not your traditional same-day surgical service.

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Effingham Blog Pain Management

What To Expect From Steroid Injections

When you hear the term “steroid shot,” what registers in your mind? Chances are that you may not immediately recognize this as a pain management service. On the contrary, this is a very effective way to help those suffering from chronic pain and inflammation.

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EffinghamSurgery Blog ASCs A Positive Trend in Health Care

ASC’s: A Positive Trend in Healthcare

Ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), also knowns as outpatient surgery centers, are facilities that offer patients the convenience of having surgeries and procedures performed outside of a hospital setting. Ever since the first ASC was established in 1970, these facilities had made a positive impact in healthcare.

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content image Medical doctor drawing chronic pain on the virtual screen

Do You Have Chronic Pain?


The longer you wait to try to pinpoint the cause of your chronic pain, the more likely you are to suffer significantly for years to come. The key to pain management and long-term health is to proactively identify the issue and find a remedy.

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