Measuring Intraocular Pressure

Measuring Intraocular Pressure
Chat Highlights
July 18, 2007
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, July 18, 2007, Dr. Michael James Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Measuring Intraocular Pressure”.

Moderator: The topic tonight is “Measuring Intraocular Pressure”.

Dr. Pro: First, a little history. One hundred years ago, the first device to check eye pressure, the Schiotz tonometer, was developed. Finally, doctors had something relatively accurate and the results were reproducible. About ...

Read More →
0

Examining the Optic Nerve, Man vs. Machine

Examining the Optic Nerve, Man vs. Machine
Chat Highlights
June 20, 2007
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, June 20, 2007, Dr. Michael James Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Examining the Optic Nerve, Man vs. Machine.”

Moderator: Welcome, Dr. Pro. The topic tonight is, “Examining the Optic Nerve: Man VS Machine. ” Do you want to start with questions, or do you have a few comments first?

Dr. Pro: Let’s start with the questions.

Moderator: ...

Read More →
0

What are the Odds of Going Blind from Glaucoma?

What are the Odds of Going Blind from Glaucoma?
Chat Highlights
May 2, 2007
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, May 2, 2007, Dr. Michael James Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “What are the Odds of Going Blind from Glaucoma?”

Moderator: Tonight’s topic is “What Are the Odds of Going Blind from Glaucoma?” Is there an answer other than “It depends”?

Dr. Pro: Actually, I hate to say it, but it’s true. It depends on ...

Read More →
0

Glaucoma Eye Drops

Glaucoma Eye Drops
Chat Highlights
March 21, 2007
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, March 21, 2007, Dr. Michael James Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Glaucoma Eye Drops.”

Moderator: Welcome back, Dr. Pro. Tonight our topic is “Glaucoma Eyedrops”. What is their main purpose?

Dr. Pro: All glaucoma drops have one thing in common; they lower intraocular pressure (IOP).

Moderator: What are the different types of eyedrops for glaucoma?

Dr. ...

Read More →
0

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 ...

Read More →
0

Common Mistakes Patients Make

Common Mistakes Patients Make
Chat Highlights
Wednesday, February 21, 2007
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, February 21, 2007, Dr. Michael James Pro a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Common Mistakes Patients Make.”

Moderator: Tonight’s topic is about common mistakes patients make. Which are the most common?

Dr. Pro: I gave a talk about that recently. I divided the mistakes into those before glaucoma diagnosis and those after. The mistakes before are generally (1) ...

Read More →
0

Glaucoma and Pregnancy

Glaucoma and Pregnancy
Chat Highlights
December 20, 2006
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, December 20, 2006, Dr. Michael James Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Glaucoma and Pregnancy.”

Moderator: Welcome back to chat, Dr Pro. Tonight our topic concerns glaucoma and pregnancy. Is any class of glaucoma medication known to be harmful in pregnancy?

Dr. Pro: It is important to know that all drugs used in medicine carry pregnancy categories. The ...

Read More →
0

Shunts

Shunts
Chat Highlights
November 15, 2006
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, November 15, 2006, Dr. Michael James Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Shunts.”

Moderator: Good evening, Dr. Pro. Thanks for joining us. Tonight we’d like to discuss shunts again.

P: What is a glaucoma shunt?

Dr. Pro: A shunt consists of a silicone tube attached to an equatorial explant (plate). Glaucoma shunts are devices used in refractory glaucoma to lower the ...

Read More →
0

Visual Field Testing

Visual Field Testing
Chat Highlights
October 4, 2006
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, October 4, 2006, Dr. Michael James Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Visual Field Testing.”

Moderator: Welcome to chat, Dr. Pro. Thank you for joining us again. Our topic tonight is visual field testing. When is a visual field (VF) test performed?

Dr. Pro: A VF field is a routine test, usually performed at the first visit of ...

Read More →
0

The Routine Eye Exam

The Routine Eye Exam
Chat Highlights
September 20, 2006
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, September 20, 2006, Dr. Michael James Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “The Routine Eye Exam.”

Moderator: Welcome, Dr. Pro. I understand you studied with Dr. Robert Ritch and are now a partner with Dr. Rick Wilson.

Dr. Pro: Yes, I studied with Dr. Ritch at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. He is famous for much of ...

Read More →
0
Page 10 of 10 «...678910