Optic Disc Hemorrhage Chat Highlights – April 1, 2015

Optic Disc Hemorrhage Chat Highlights – April 1, 2015

Guest Speaker – Dr. Anand Mantravadi

Lorraine Miller – Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

 

Moderator:  Welcome to this evening’s chat!  Our guest glaucoma specialist is Dr. Anand Mantravadi and the topic for tonight is Optic Disc Hemorrhage.  If everyone is ready, let’s begin!

P:   Doctor, what is an optic disc hemorrhage?

Dr. Mantravadi:    Optic disc hemorrhages are hemorrhages oriented perpendicular to the optic disc margin.   They are strongly associated with glaucoma.  The mechanisms are not clear.  ...

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Now That I Have Glaucoma What Can I Expect

By George L. Spaeth

“Now that I’ve been told I have glaucoma, what can I expect? ” This question has to enter the mind of every person who has just learned that he or she has glaucoma. It may be a sufficiently frightening question that the person never speaks it aloud. But it’s the sort of question that most physicians dread, because it asks for projections that are extremely difficult to make. It asks the ophthalmologist to “play God,” and, while ...

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Optic Disc Imaging

Optic Disc Imaging
Chat from May 19, 2010
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael J. Pro
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, May 19, 2010, Dr. Michael Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Optic Disc Imaging”.

Moderator: Tonight our topic is Optic Disc Imaging, continuation from March 17, when there was a power failure.
Dr. Pro, does any additional testing need to be done besides a visual field for ...

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Optic Disc Imaging

Optic Disc Imaging
Chat from March 17, 2010
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael J. Pro
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, March 17, 2010, Dr. Michael Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed ” Optic Disc Imaging”.

Moderator: Welcome back Dr Pro. Our topic this evening is Imaging of the Optic Disc. First, can you tell us what is the optic disc? Is that the same thing as ...

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The Optic Disk

The Optic Disk
Chat Highlights
December 19, 2007
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, December 19, 2007, Dr. Michael James Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “The Optic Disk”.

Moderator: Tonight’s topic is “The Optic Disc.” Dr. Pro, do you have some opening remarks, or do you want to start with questions?

Dr. Pro: Let’s start with questions.

P: Is the optic disc the same as the optic nerve?

Dr. Pro: Well, the disc really refers ...

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The Optic Disk

Optic Disc
Chat Highlights
June 4, 2003
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, June 4, 2003, Dr. Rick Wilson, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Optic Disc.”

Moderator: Dr. Wilson, will you please start by explaining what the cup and disc are?

Dr. Rick Wilson: The optic nerve comes into the back of the eye through a canal in the sclera. After entering the eye, the optic nerve spreads out onto the surface of the ...

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