Glaucoma Following Cataract Surgery

Glaucoma Following Cataract Surgery

Chat Highlights – December 19, 2012
Guest Speaker – Dr.  Anand Mantravadi
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

 

Moderator:  Good evening.  Tonight’s chat is entitled, “Glaucoma Following Cataract Surgery.”  Dr. Anand Mantravadi is our medical expert this evening.

P:  What is a secondary glaucoma and why can it occur after cataract surgery?

Dr. Mantravadi:  Secondary glaucoma is any form of glaucoma that is “secondary” to a known or identifiable cause.  This can happen early after cataract surgery due to a ...

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Cataract Surgery and the Glaucoma Patient

By Jeffrey Henderer, MD

Cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens that typically occurs as part of the normal aging process. Since modern cataract surgery, in which the lens is removed and replaced with a clear plastic one, is usually quite safe and effective, deciding if and when to do so in otherwise normal eyes is usually fairly straightforward. If blurred images and glare caused by a cataract prevent a person from doing what he or she needs or likes ...

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Combined Surgeries

Combined Surgeries
Chat  August 3, 2011
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael J. Pro
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, August 3, 2011, Dr. Michael Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Combined Surgeries”.

Moderator: We are now in moderated chat and our topic is “Combined Surgeries”. What is a combined surgery?

Dr. Pro: That is a generic term, just meaning combining two different surgeries in one session. For glaucoma in general, we are ...

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Cataracts and the Glaucoma Patient

Cataracts and the Glaucoma Patient
Chat from December 3, 2008
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael J. Pro
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, December 3, 2008, Dr. Michael Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Cataracts and the Glaucoma Patient”.

Moderator: Welcome everyone. Our topic this evening is Cataracts and the Glaucoma Patient.

Dr. Pro: Good topic! It should be an interesting discussion.

P: Do glaucoma medications cause cataracts?

Dr. Pro: There ...

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Cataracts and the Glaucoma Patient

Cataracts and the Glaucoma Patient
Chat Highlights
March 7, 2007
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, March 7, 2007, Dr. Michael James Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Cataracts and the Glaucoma Patient.”

Moderator: Welcome back, Dr. Pro. Tonight’s topic is “Cataracts and the Glaucoma Patient”.

Dr. Pro: Hello, everyone.

Moderator: Please begin by explaining what a cataract is.

Dr. Pro: Okay. A cataract is opacification or clouding of the natural lens, which usually is ...

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Techniques for Combined Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery

Techniques for Combined Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery
Chat Highlights
April 27, 2005
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, April 27, 2005, Dr. Rick Wilson a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Techniques for Combined Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery.”

Moderator: Last week we discussed the indications for combined glaucoma and cataract surgery. Tonight we will discuss techniques for combined glaucoma and cataract surgery. Dr. Wilson, what kind of anesthesia is usually used for the combined surgery?

Dr. Rick ...

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Indications for Combined Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery

Indications for Combined Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery
Chat Highlights
April 20, 2005
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, April 20, 2005, Dr. Rick Wilson a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Indications for Combined Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery.”

Moderator: Welcome back to chat, Dr. Wilson. Tonight our topic is “Indications for Combined Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery.” In combined glaucoma and cataract surgery, is the glaucoma part of the surgery always a trabeculectomy?

Dr. Rick Wilson: Rarely, as ...

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Glaucoma and Congenital Cataracts

Glaucoma and Congenital Cataracts
Chat Highlights
February 9, 2005
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, February 9, 2005, Dr. Rick Wilson, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Glaucoma and Congenital Cataracts.”

Moderator: Welcome Dr. Wilson. Tonight our topic is “Glaucoma and Congenital Cataracts.” What are congenital cataracts and how often do they occur?

Dr. Rick Wilson: Congenital cataracts are rare, but more common than congenital glaucoma. Congenital cataracts have developed in utero and are evident ...

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Post-cataract Surgery Issues for Glaucoma Patients

Post-cataract Surgery Issues for Glaucoma Patients
Chat Highlights
April 14, 2004
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, April 14, 2004, Dr. Rick Wilson, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Post-cataract Surgery Issues for Glaucoma Patients.”

Moderator: The topic tonight concerns complications after cataract surgery.

Moderator: What kind of doctor usually performs cataract surgery on glaucoma patients?

Dr. Rick Wilson: In most cases, it is the general ophthalmologist. Problems arise when the patient has ...

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Glaucoma and Disorders of the Lens

Glaucoma and Disorders of the Lens
Chat Highlights
September 10, 2003
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, Septebmer 10, 2003, Dr. Rick Wilson, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Glaucoma and Disorders of the Lens.”

Moderator: Dr. Wilson, are there disorders of the lens that can cause glaucoma?

Dr. Rick Wilson: What a wide-open beginning! There are many ways that a lens can cause glaucoma or be associated with glaucoma.

Moderator: Well, how about starting with ...

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