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Surgeon offers alternative treatment for enlarged prostates

Jessica Paonessa, MDA minimally invasive treatment offers long-lasting relief for benign prostate hyperplasia, or enlarged prostate, the most common prostate problem facing men over 50. Jessica Paonessa, MD, an assistant professor of urology at Upstate, describes the promise of holmium laser enucleation -- the HoLEP procedure -- which uses a laser to remove the problematic tissue and compares it to transurethral resection, the traditional procedure.