ICE Syndrome

ICE Syndrome
Chat from September 7, 2011
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael J. Pro
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, September 7, 2011, Dr. Michael Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “ICE Syndrome”.

Moderator: Welcome back to chat Dr. Pro. Tonight our topic is “ICE Syndrome.” What does ICE stand for?

Dr. Pro: It stands for Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome.

P: Could you please explain iridocorneal endothelial syndrome (ICE) and its relationship to: iris ...

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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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Glaucoma Clinical Trials

Glaucoma Clinical Trials
Chat from July 20, 2011
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael J. Pro
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, July 20, 2011, Dr. Michael Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Glaucoma Clinical Trials”.

Moderator: Tonight’s topic is “Glaucoma Clinical Trials”.

P: What is a clinical trial?

Dr. Pro: A clinical trial is a study designed to answer a specific question in medicine. Modern trials are strongly monitored with patient safety in ...

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Glaucoma, What’s New?

Glaucoma, What’s New?
Chat from June 15, 2011
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael J. Pro
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011, Dr. Michael Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Glaucoma, What’s New?”

Moderator: Tonight our topic is “Glaucoma, What’s New?” The last time we covered this topic was three years ago. Extravan was pending approval in the U.S. Has Extravan been approved?

Dr. Pro: This is a great topic. ...

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Blebs

Blebs
Chat from June 1, 2011
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael J. Pro
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, June 1, 2011, Dr. Michael Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Blebs”.

Moderator: Tonight’s topic is “Blebs.” Thank you, Dr. Pro, for agreeing to chat about this topic. What is a bleb?

Dr. Pro: A bleb is the term for a pocket of fluid formed between the sclera and the conjunctiva (sub-conjunctival space). ...

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Plateau Iris Syndrome

Plateau Iris Syndrome
Chat from May 18, 2011
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael J. Pro
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, May 18, 2011, Dr. Michael Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Plateau Iris Syndrome”.

Moderator: Welcome back Dr Pro. Tonight our topic is “Plateau Iris Syndrome.” What is plateau iris syndrome? Could you please define the eye terms that might simplify the description in your answer? This seems to be ...

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Cosmetic Surgery and Glaucoma Patients

Cosmetic Surgery and Glaucoma Patients
Chat from April 6, 2011
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael J. Pro
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, April 6, 2011, Dr. Michael Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Cosmetic Surgery and Glaucoma Patients”.

Moderator: Our topic this evening is Cosmetic Surgery and Glaucoma Patients. Thank you, Dr. Pro, for agreeing to chat about this topic. To start, what is ptosis and what usually causes it?

Dr. ...

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Neovascular Glaucoma

Neovascular Glaucoma
Chat from March 16, 2011
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael J. Pro
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, March 16, 2011, Dr. Michael Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Neovascular Glaucoma”.

Moderator: Tonight’s topic is “Neovascular Glaucoma.” Dr. Pro, what is that?

Dr. Pro: We usually use the shorthand NVG, like we use POAG for primary open angle glaucoma. NVG is a particular subset of glaucoma where the aqueous outflow ...

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Inflammatory Glaucoma

Inflammatory Glaucoma
Chat from February 16, 2011
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael J. Pro
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, February 16, 2011, Dr. Michael Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Inflammatory Glaucoma”.

Moderator: Welcome back Dr Pro. Tonight our topic is “Inflammatory Glaucoma. What is inflammatory glaucoma?

Dr. Pro: It is often called uveitic glaucoma exhibited by a high IOP and often glaucoma nerve damage in the presence of and because ...

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How to Monitor Glaucoma

How to Monitor Glaucoma
Chat from February 2, 2011
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael J. Pro
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, February 2, 2011, Dr. Michael Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “How to Monitor Glaucoma”.

Moderator: Tonight’s topic is “How to Monitor Glaucoma.” Dr. Pro, what is involved with monitoring glaucoma?

Dr. Pro: There are several different modes to monitor glaucoma. First, we watch the optic nerve. This is the ...

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