What is Hypotony? – Chat Highlights March 20, 2013

What is Hypotony?


Chat Highlights – March 20, 2013
Guest Speaker – Dr.  Anand Mantravadi
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

 

 

Moderator:  Glaucoma specialist, Dr. Anand Mantravadi, is joining us for tonight’s chat.  Our topic for this evening is “What is Hypotony?”

P:  Doctor, for the new chatters present this evening, would you please describe hypotony?

Dr. Mantravadi:  Hypotony is defined as low eye pressure.  Some definitions state 5 mmHg, but clinically, the eye can often withstand low pressures without a problem. In ...

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Hypotony

Hypotony
Chat from October 19, 2011
Guest Speaker – Dr. Anand Mantravadi
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, October 19, 2011, Dr. Anand Mantravadi, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Hypotony”.

Moderator: Tonight’s topic is “Hypotony.”

P: What is hypotony?

Dr. Anand Mantravadi: Ocular hypotony is a term that refers generally to a subnormal low intraocular pressure that can potentially impact the eye structurally in several ways. There are loose definitions ...

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Hypotony

Hypotony
Chat Highlights
October 18, 2006
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, October 18, 2006, Dr. Rick Wilson, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Hypotony.”

Moderator: Welcome back, Dr. Rick. Tonight the topic is hypotony, which is too low an intraocular pressure (IOP). We’re ready to begin if you are.

Dr. Rick Wilson: Okay. Hypotony can be caused by too much fluid escaping through a man-made drain (trabeculectomy or shunt) or by ...

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Monday Night Chat Highlights

Monday Night Chat Highlights
November 5, 2001
Norma Devine, Editor

On Monday, November 5, 2001, Dr. Jeff Henderer, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, paid another visit to the Monday night chat room.

Dr. Jeff Henderer: Hi all!

Monitor: Welcome, Dr. Jeff. Nice surprise. One of your patients was just singing your praises.

Dr. Jeff Henderer: Great! I just finished a surgery.

P: Before you arrived we were discussing hypotony. My IOPs (intraocular pressures) have been ...

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Hypotony – Low Eye Pressure

Chat Highlights
Hypotony – Low Eye Pressure
October 31, 2001
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, October 31, 2001, Dr. Eliott Werner, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Hypotony – Low Eye Pressure.”

Moderator: Tonight’s topic is hypotony (low eye pressure). Dr. Elliot Werner is our guest.

P: Dr. Werner, I certainly did have hypotony problems, but they seem to be cleared up now.

Dr. Elliot Werner: Glad to hear it.

P: Doctor, in ...

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Hypotony – Low Eye Pressure

Chat Highlights
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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