The Odds of Blindness from Glaucoma

The Odds of Blindness from Glaucoma
Chat from September 1, 2010
Guest Speaker – Dr. Jonathan Myers
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, September 1, 2010, Dr. Jonathan Myers, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “The Odds of Blindness from Glaucoma”.

Moderator: Tonight’s topic is “The Odds of Going Blind from Glaucoma.” Our guest doctor this evening is Dr. Jonathan Myers. Doctor, would you define “blindness” for us, please?

Dr. ...

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Blebitis and Endophthalmitis

Blebitis and Endophthalmitis
Chat from July 15, 2009
Guest Speaker – Dr. Jonathan Myers
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, July 15, 2009, Dr. Jonathan Myers, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Blebitis and Endophthalmitis”.

Moderator: Welcome back Dr Myers! Thank you for being here. Our topic this evening is Blebitis and Endophthalmitis. Can you start off with telling us what a bleb is?

Dr. Jonathan Myers: The bleb is ...

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The Image of Image Analyzers

The Image of Image Analyzers
Chat Highlights
December 7, 2005
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, December 7, 2005, Dr. Jonathan Myers, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “The Image of Image Analyzers.”

Moderator: Our topic is “The Image of Image Analyzers.” What are image analyzers?

Dr. Jonathan Myers: They are the newer machines for imaging the optic nerve. Many of you may have heard of the OCT, HRT, or GDx. OCT (optical coherence tomography) gives ...

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Understanding Eye Drops

Understanding Eye Drops
Chat Highlights
July 6, 2005
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, July 6, 2005, Dr. Jonathan Myers a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Understanding Eye Drops”

Moderator: Tonight’s topic is “Understanding Eye Drops.”

Dr. Jonathan Myers: I know that many of the people in this group have a lot of experience with eye drops for glaucoma. What sort of questions or concerns would you like to discuss?

Moderator: Dr. Myers, when you were ...

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When Things Don’t Go As Planned

When Things Don’t Go As Planned
Chat Highlights
September 4, 2002
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, September 4, 2002, Dr. Jonathan Myers, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “When Things Don’t Go As Planned.”

Dr. Jonathan Myers: So, tonight we were going to discuss some of the issues that arise when things do not work out as hoped.

Moderator: Let’s start with laser procedures.

Dr. Jonathan Myers: Laser treatments are often the easiest and ...

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Understanding Glaucoma Medications

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Understanding Glaucoma Medications
August 15, 2001
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, August 15, 2001, Dr. Jonathan Myers, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Understanding Glaucoma Medications.”

Moderator: Hello, Dr. Myers. Welcome back.

Dr. Jonathan Myers: Hello. Sorry for being late. I had trouble logging in. How is everyone tonight?

P: Feeling better than Dr. Rick!

Dr. Jonathan Myers: I hope Dr. Wilson is starting to feel better, too.

P: Yes, ...

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Hypotony – Low Eye Pressure

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Hypotony – Low Eye Pressure
July 5, 2000
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, July 5, 2000, Dr. Courtland Schmidt and Dr. Jonathan Myers, glaucoma specialists at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Hypotony – Low Eye Pressure.” Dr. Myers joined us for the first half while Dr. Schmidt resolved a computer problem.

Moderator: Dr. Myers, tonight the topic is “Hypotony.”

Dr. Myers: Hypotony is an excellent topic. It is terribly ironic to suffer from elevated ...

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Angle-Closure Glaucoma

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Angle-Closure Glaucoma
June 7, 2000
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, June 7, 2000, Dr. Jonathan Myers, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Angle-Closure Glaucoma.”

Moderator: Welcome back, Dr. Myers. Shall we begin the discussion of angle-closure glaucoma?

Dr. Myers: Thanks. Hello everyone. Angle-closure glaucoma is an interesting topic. I know some of the folks here have first-hand experience.

P: Are there different types, such as suspect, narrow, ...

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