TAG Episode 25 - 29Feb2016: Nelson Winkler & Cheryl Khanna Team Based Glaucoma Care (AAC Enhanced)

TAG Episode 25 - 29Feb2016: Nelson Winkler & Cheryl Khanna Team Based Glaucoma Care (AAC Enhanced)

In this episode, I talk with Nelson Winkler (a medical student at the time) and Cheryl Khanna (Glaucoma attending) at The Mayo Clinic, who analyzed the outcomes of their team based model for Glaucoma care...

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TAG Episode 23 - 3Nov2014: ab-interno trabecular bypass surgery (AAC Enhanced)

TAG Episode 23 - 3Nov2014: ab-interno trabecular bypass surgery (AAC Enhanced)

In this episode, Tom Samuelson and I discuss trabecular bypass procedures including the currently available & two future models of the iStent, and the Ivantis Hydrus Microstent. There is a tendency for doctors to prescribe third and fourth glaucoma medications even though it is well known that there is such a diminishing return after two medications. These ab-interno devices can serve as a glaucoma-lite procedure, the next step after two medications for those reluctant to proceed with a potentially more effective but more risky trabeculectomy. The use of multiple iStents, next generation devices, or targeting delivery to visualized collector ducts should lead to improvements in ab-interno trabecular bypass procedures in the years ahead.

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TAG Episode 6 - July 8, 2009

In this episode, we discuss the role of Intraocular Pressure (IOP) in Normal Tension Glaucoma & the natural history of the condition as determined in the Normal Tension Glaucoma Study. Stephen Drance, MD, FRCSC, is Professor Emeritus UBC Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences and an Officer of the Order of Canada. He was the co-lead investigator for the Normal Tension Glaucoma studies, popularized the importance of disc hemorrahges in glaucoma which bear his name, and has made many other contributions to much of our current understanding of glaucoma.

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