TAG Episode 11 - Mar 18, 2010 Schuman & Burgoyne Imaging (AAC Enhanced)

n this episode, Drs Schuman, Burgoyne and I discuss optic nerve and nerve fiber layer iimaging in glaucoma. To clarify the different modalities, the Confocal Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope (CSLO) has been popularized as the Heidelberg Engineering device, current version being the HRT 3; the Scanning Laser Polarimeter is the GDx machine, and; the original Optical Coherence Tomography unit and its next 2 generations were popularized by Zeiss and use Time Domain scanning whereas the latest technology uses Spectral Domain technology to achieve much higher resolution with the Spectralis OCT made by Heidelberg Engineering.

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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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