Blebs Chat Highlights – September 3, 2014

Blebs

Chat Highlights – September 3, 2014

Guest Speaker – Dr.  Michael Pro

Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

 

On Wednesday, September 3, 2014, Dr. Michael James Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills Eye Hospital, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Blebs.”

 

Moderator: Welcome, Dr. Pro. Tonight our topic concerns blebs. Let’s begin.

P: For the benefit of those attending the chat and have not had incisional surgery, what is a bleb?

Dr. Pro: A bleb is a pocket of fluid that is created at ...

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Repeating Incisional Glaucoma Surgery – Chat Highlights – August 6, 2014

Repeating Incisional Glaucoma Surgery

Chat Highlights – August 6, 2014 Guest Speaker – Dr. Robert Barnes

Lorraine Miller – Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

 

Moderator:  We are privileged to have a glaucoma specialist, Dr. Robert Barnes, with us from Chicago, Illinois. He is a Professor at Loyola University, Chicago with offices in the suburbs of Aurora and Glen Ellyn. We would like to welcome you, Dr. Barnes, to our moderated chat this evening and look forward to the knowledge you have to share.  Our topic tonight ...

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The Blind Sommelier Set to Speak at Annual Wine Tasting Event

On Saturday, September 6, 2014 the Glaucoma Service Foundation will host our Annual Wine Tasting and Dinner, Escape to Napa, at the Gulph Mills Country Club in  Conshohocken, PA.  We are pleased to announce that Amy Dixon, the Blind Sommelier will be our guest.

Amy Dixon is an internationally recognized specialist in fine wines. She was the fine wine expert and buyer for all eight Stew Leonard’s Wine Stores in Connecticut, New ...

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ANNUAL WINE TASTING AND DINNER

THE GLAUCOMA SERVICE FOUNDATION

Cordially Invites You to A Fundraising Event to End Blindness from Glaucoma Serving a Four Course Dinner accompanied by Select Wines from Napa Valley.  For more information contact 215-928-3190 or email to rkump@willseye.org or click here to download RSVP form

 ANNUAL WINE TASTING AND DINNER

Escape to Napa Valley

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2014

6:00pm – 9:00pm

GULPH MILLS ...

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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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Glaucoma Medications

Glaucoma Medications

Highlights – May 7, 2014
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael Pro
Lorraine Miller – Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

 

Moderator: This evening’s chat is “Glaucoma Medications.”  Welcome back, Dr. Pro! Thanks for being here!

Dr. Pro: Great to be here!

P: Have you observed a loss of IOP control in patients who have switched from a brand name medication to a generic medication?

Dr. Pro: That is a difficult question to answer. There is an inherent fluctuation in ...

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World Glaucoma Week – Glaucoma around the World Chat Highlights – March 5, 2014

World Glaucoma Week – Glaucoma around the World Chat

Highlights – March 5, 2014
Guest Speaker – Dr. Jillia Bird
Lorraine Miller – Editor, Chat Topic Researcher  

Moderator:  Our guest expert for tonight is Dr. Jillia Bird, current President of the World Glaucoma Patient Association.  Dr. Bird is an optometrist from Antigua.   Besides being named the International Optometrist of the Year in 2013, Dr. Bird was also named the 2013 Alumna of the Year at State University of New York.  In ...

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Glaucoma Awareness – January 8, 2014

Glaucoma Awareness

Chat Highlights – January 8, 2014
Guest Speaker – Dr. Jillia Bird
Lorraine Miller – Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

 

Moderator:   Welcome to this evening’s chat on “Glaucoma Awareness” with our guest expert, Dr. Jillia Bird!  Dr. Bird is the current President of the World Glaucoma Patient Association.

P:   Dr. Bird, would you tell us a bit about yourself and your role in the glaucoma community?

Dr. Bird:  I am from Antigua. I am an optometrist who studied in New York and ...

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Nerve Regeneration and Protection: December 4, 2013

Nerve Regeneration and Protection

Chat Highlights – December 4, 2013
Guest Speaker – Dr.  Michael Pro
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

 

Moderator:   Good evening! Please welcome Dr. Michael Pro, our glaucoma expert, to this evening’s chat on “Nerve Regeneration and Protection.”

P:  Dr. Pro, would you please define optic nerve regeneration and optic nerve protection for those that may not be familiar with their meaning.

Dr. Pro:    Let’s cover the background first.  Glaucoma is a disease where a select group of cells ...

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