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By Mayo Clinic Staff


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"Green Light" Laser Surgery Treats BPH

Paul Hamernik says that "green light" laser surgery has meant he can enjoy his life again. As a stock car racer, Paul Hamernik thought his frequent restroom breaks were an occupational hazard. He simply accepted that his bladder was small and his nerves ran wild — until he learned his PSA level was increasing. "PSA, [...]

  • Experience and expertise. Mayo Clinic was among the first institutions to begin using PVP laser vaporization for prostate surgery. Today, Mayo Clinic urologists do more than 200 laser PVP surgeries a year.
  • Help choosing the best option. Your doctor's advice about the best treatment for you will be based on expert knowledge of and experience with all treatment options for enlarged prostate.
  • Research. Mayo Clinic doctors continue to refine PVP and other laser procedures while contributing to advances in laser technology and equipment.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for urology by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked high performing for urology by U.S. News & World Report.

June 07, 2013