Blood Flow and Glaucoma, Chat Highlights – June 4, 2014

Blood Flow and Glaucoma
Chat Highlights – June 4, 2014
Guest Speaker – Dr.  Anand Mantravadi
Lorraine Miller – Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

Moderator:  Welcome, Dr. Mantravadi.  Thank you for joining us for our chat tonight on “Blood Flow and Glaucoma.”  Your expertise is always appreciated!

P:   Good evening, Doctor.  Would you please explain systemic blood flow and optic nerve head blood flow?

Dr. Mantravadi:     Perfusion pressure of the eye is the difference between blood pressure (BP) and intraocular pressure (IOP). It is ...

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The Role of Blood Flow in Glaucoma

The Role of Blood Flow in Glaucoma
Chat Highlights
July 13, 2005
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, July 13, 2005, Dr. Rick Wilson a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “The Role of Blood Flow in Glaucoma.”

Moderator: Has the thinking about the role of blood flow in glaucoma changed in recent years?

Dr. Rick Wilson: I think that circulation has always been a presumed risk factor for normal-tension glaucoma, but we are learning more about how ...

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Blood Flow and Glaucoma

Blood Flow and Glaucoma
Chat Highlights
November 19, 2003
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, November 19, 2003, Dr. Rick Wilson, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Blood Flow and Glaucoma.”

Moderator: Dr. Wilson, tonight our topic is blood flow. Are there many blood vessels leading to the eye or just one large one?

Dr. Rick Wilson: That depends upon what level of the eye you are talking about. The central retinal artery supplies ...

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Blood Flow to the Eye

Blood Flow to the Eye
Chat Highlights
January 22, 2003
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, January 22, 2003, Dr. Rick Wilson, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Blood Flow to the Eye.”

Moderator: Good evening, Dr. Wilson. The topic tonight is “Blood Flow to the Eye.” Are you ready for the first question?

Dr. Rick Wilson: I’m ready.

P: Is there one big blood vessel that takes blood to the eye or a ...

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Blood Flow & Glaucoma

Blood Flow & Glaucoma
Chat Highlights
February 27, 2002
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, February 27, 2002, Dr. Elliot Werner, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Blood Flow & Glaucoma.”

Moderator: Good evening, Dr. Werner.

Dr. Elliot Werner: Hello, everybody. Let me warn you right off the bat. I am no expert on the subject of blood flow.

Moderator: Thanks for the warning, Doctor Werner. Would you prefer to discuss a different topic?

Dr. ...

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The Role of Blood Flow

Chat Highlights
The Role of Blood Flow
March 21, 2001
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, March 21, 2001, Dr. Jeff Henderer, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “The Role of Blood Flow.”

Moderator: Welcome, Dr. Henderer. Tonight the topic is “The Role of Blood Flow.” Doctor, do you think that having poor blood flow is part of having glaucoma?

Dr. Henderer: Yes, in certain cases blood flow is probably very important. This may ...

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The Role of Blood Flow and Glaucoma

Chat Highlights
The Role of Blood Flow and Glaucoma
April 19, 2000
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, April 19, 2000, Dr. George Spaeth, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “The Role of Blood Flow and Glaucoma.”

Moderator: Hello, Dr. Spaeth. The topic tonight is Blood Flow and Glaucoma.

Dr. Spaeth: Okay. Here’s a true story. About 1968, I wrote the first major book on blood flow in glaucoma. It was ...

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