Laser Surgery for Glaucoma

Laser Surgery for Glaucoma
Chat Highlights
May 7, 2008
Steven Beck, Editor

On Wednesday, May 7, 2008, 2008, Dr. Michael Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Laser Surgery for Glaucoma”.

Moderator: Welcome back to chat Dr. Pro. Thank you for joining us. Tonight our topic is “Laser Surgery for Glaucoma.” First, could you tell us how many different types of lasers are used in glaucoma and then we will examine each type in more detail?

Dr. Pro: ...

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Life After Shunt Surgery

Life After Shunt Surgery
Chat Highlights
September 19, 2007
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, September 19, 2007, Dr. Michael James Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Life After Shunt Surgery”.

Moderator: Good evening, Dr. Pro. The topic tonight is entitled “Life After Shunt Surgery”.

Dr. Pro: First, for those who do not know, let me explain a little about a shunt. Like a trabeculectomy, a tube shunt is a way of draining aqueous ...

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Laser Surgery for Glaucoma

Laser Surgery for Glaucoma
Chat Highlights
August 1, 2007
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, August 1, 2007, Dr. Rick Wilson and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Laser Surgery for Glaucoma.”

Moderator: Welcome back, Dr. Wilson.

Dr. Rick Wilson: Thanks. I am now back on Philadelphia time, after attending the World Glaucoma Congress in Singapore.

Moderator: Glad you had a safe trip. What was the meeting about?

Dr. Rick Wilson: The World Glaucoma Congress has merged with the International Glaucoma ...

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Cataracts and the Glaucoma Patient

Cataracts and the Glaucoma Patient
Chat Highlights
March 7, 2007
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, March 7, 2007, Dr. Michael James Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Cataracts and the Glaucoma Patient.”

Moderator: Welcome back, Dr. Pro. Tonight’s topic is “Cataracts and the Glaucoma Patient”.

Dr. Pro: Hello, everyone.

Moderator: Please begin by explaining what a cataract is.

Dr. Pro: Okay. A cataract is opacification or clouding of the natural lens, which usually is ...

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Shunts

Shunts
Chat Highlights
November 15, 2006
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, November 15, 2006, Dr. Michael James Pro, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Shunts.”

Moderator: Good evening, Dr. Pro. Thanks for joining us. Tonight we’d like to discuss shunts again.

P: What is a glaucoma shunt?

Dr. Pro: A shunt consists of a silicone tube attached to an equatorial explant (plate). Glaucoma shunts are devices used in refractory glaucoma to lower the ...

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Trabeculectomy

Trabeculectomy
Chat Highlights
November 1, 2006
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, November 1, 2006, Dr. Rick Wilson, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Trabeculectomy.”

Moderator: Welcome back to chat, Dr. Wilson. Before we start to discuss the topic, “Trabeculectomy,” please tell us how your recovery from knee-replacement surgery is going.

Dr. Rick Wilson: My knees are doing quite well. I walked around my block twice today. My ankles and right hip didn’t like it ...

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New Surgical Procedures

New Surgical Procedures
Chat Highlights
July 5, 2006
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, July 5, 2006, Dr. Rick Wilson, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “New Surgical Procedures.”

Moderator: Welcome back to chat, Dr. Wilson. Tonight the topic is about new surgical procedures for glaucoma.

Dr. Rick Wilson: Since the early 1970’s, we have been trying to improve on the trabeculectomy with only gradual success. Since the late 1970’s, we have been trying to ...

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Risk-benefit Ratio for Surgical Intervention

Risk-benefit Ratio for Surgical Intervention
Chat Highlights
May 24, 2006
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, May 24, 2006, Dr. Rick Wilson, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Risk-benefit Ratio for Surgical Intervention.”

Moderator: Welcome back to chat, Dr. Wilson. Tonight our topic is “The Risk-Benefit Ratio for Surgical Intervention.” How is that ratio determined?

Dr. Rick Wilson: It is a complex decision that balances the IOP (intraocular pressure) against the ...

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Pros & Cons of Available Pressure-reducing Medications

Pros & Cons of Available Pressure-reducing Medications
Chat Highlights
May 17, 2006
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, May 17, 2006, Dr. Rick Wilson, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Pros & Cons of Available Pressure-reducing Medications.”

Moderator: Tonight’s topic is “Pros & Cons of Available Pressure-Reducing Medications”. Dr. Wilson, do you want to start by discussing a particular class of medications first, such as prostaglandin analogs, beta-blockers, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, miotics, or combination drugs?

Dr. Rick ...

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Early and Late Complications of Trabeculectomies

Early and Late Complications of Trabeculectomies
Chat Highlights
November 2, 2005
Norma Devine, Editor

On Wednesday, November 2, 2005, Dr. Rick Wilson, a glaucoma specialist at Wills, and the glaucoma chat group discussed “Early and Late of Accompanying Trabeculectomies.”

Moderator: Hello, Dr. Wilson. The topic tonight is one you suggested: Early and Late Complications Accompanying Trabeculectomies.

Dr. Rick Wilson: While this evening’s chat concerns potential complications with trabeculectomy (filtering surgery), it should be remembered that surgery is not ...

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