Risks and Benefits of Glaucoma Surgery

Risks and Benefits of Glaucoma Surgery
Chat from March 7, 2012
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael J. Pro
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

 

On Wednesday, March 7, 2012, Dr. Michael Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Risks and Benefits of Glaucoma Surgery”.

Moderator: Tonight’s topic is “Risks and Benefits of Glaucoma Surgery.” There is a lot of interest, and we have some newcomers tonight who are awaiting surgery.

Dr. Pro: ...

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New Surgical Procedures for Glaucoma

New Surgical Procedures for Glaucoma
Chat from January 19, 2011
Guest Speaker – Dr. Douglas Rhee
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, January 19, 2011, Dr. Douglas Rhee, a glaucoma specialist, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “New Surgical Procedures for Glaucoma”.

Moderator: Tonight’s topic is “New Surgical Procedures for Glaucoma”. Our special guest is Dr. Douglas Rhee. Dr. Rhee, can you give us a little background about yourself?

Dr. Rhee: I am an associate professor at Harvard ...

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Post Trabeculectomy (Trab) Care

Post Trabeculectomy (Trab) Care
Chat from August 5, 2010
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael J. Pro
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, August 4, 2010, Dr. Michael Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Post Trabeculectomy (Trab) Care”.

Moderator: Our topic tonight is Post Trabeculectomy (Trab) Care. Dr. Pro, can a physician tell in the first six weeks if a trabeculectomy will be successful?

Dr. Pro: This is a great ...

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“Am I a candidate for new glaucoma surgery”?

“Am I a candidate for new glaucoma surgery?
Chat from June 2, 2010
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael J. Pro
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, June 2, 2010, Dr. Michael Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “New” Glaucoma Surgery.

Moderator: The topic tonight is “Am I a candidate for new glaucoma surgery?” Dr. Pro, what are the new surgeries under consideration.

Dr. Pro: It’s a great topic, I ...

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Laser Trabeculoplasty

Laser Trabeculoplasty
Chat from September 16, 2009
Guest Speaker – Dr. George Spaeth
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, September 16, 2009, Dr. George Spaeth, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Laser Trabeculoplasty”.

Moderator: Tonight’s topic is laser trabeculoplasty (LT). Dr. Spaeth, what is laser trabeculoplasty?

Dr. George Spaeth: Well, the laser part is easy; trabeculoplasty is a misnomer held over from the early days. It was thought that applying ...

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Blebitis and Endophthalmitis

Blebitis and Endophthalmitis
Chat from July 15, 2009
Guest Speaker – Dr. Jonathan Myers
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, July 15, 2009, Dr. Jonathan Myers, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Blebitis and Endophthalmitis”.

Moderator: Welcome back Dr Myers! Thank you for being here. Our topic this evening is Blebitis and Endophthalmitis. Can you start off with telling us what a bleb is?

Dr. Jonathan Myers: The bleb is ...

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Rescue of Failing Blebs

Rescue of Failing Blebs
Chat from May 18, 2009
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael J. Pro
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, May 18, 2009, Dr. Michael Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Rescue of Failing Blebs”.

Moderator: Our topic this evening is “Rescue of Failing Blebs.” What is a bleb, Dr Pro?

Dr. Pro: A bleb is the end product of a trabeculectomy surgery. It is a small ...

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New Surgical Treatments: Express Shunt, Canaloplasty and Trabectome

New Surgical Treatments: Express Shunt, Canaloplasty and Trabectome
Chat from September 17, 2008
Guest Speaker – Dr. George Spaeth
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, September 17, 2008, Dr. George Spaeth, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “New Surgical Treatments: Express Shunt, Canaloplasty and Trabectome”.

Moderator: Tonight our topic is New Glaucoma Surgeries—Express Shunt, Canaloplasty and Trabectome.

Dr. George Spaeth: The basic premise is that glaucoma surgery helps by lowering ...

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Incisional Surgery Risks

Incisional Surgery Risks
Chat from August 6, 2008
Guest Speaker – Dr. Michael J. Pro
Steven Beck, Editor
Lorraine Miller, Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

On Wednesday, August 6, 2008, Dr. Michael Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Incisional Surgery Risks”.

Moderator: Tonight’s topic is “Incisional Surgery Risks.” What can you tell us to begin with about those risks, Dr. Pro?

Dr. Pro: Let’s divide incisional surgery a bit. In glaucoma the two most commonly ...

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