Glaucoma Chats

National Glaucoma Research

Dr. Natasha Nayak Kolomeyer, glaucoma specialist and ophthalmologist at Wills Eye Hospital, discusses various types of eye drops used in glaucoma treatment, how they work, potential side effects, and tips for managing challenges associated with their use.

Jul 10, 2024
National Glaucoma Research

Learn about the different types of childhood glaucoma, including primary congenital, infantile, and juvenile glaucoma. Guest expert Dr. Javaneh Abassian explains the role of genetics and associated systemic diseases, trauma-induced cases, and diagnosis and treatment.

Jun 12, 2024
National Glaucoma Research

Can artificial intelligence reimagine the way we detect and diagnose glaucoma? Discover the innovative ways scientists and healthcare professionals are leveraging this technology (and the challenges that lie ahead) with expert glaucoma specialists Dr. Atalie Thompson and guest moderator, Dr. Jullia Rosdahl.

May 8, 2024
National Glaucoma Research

Optic nerve imaging techniques have undergone tremendous advancements over the last decade. These advancements help with earlier detection and diagnosis of glaucoma. Listen to Dr. Sarah Van Tassel as she outlines the current technology.

Apr 10, 2024
National Glaucoma Research

Learn how to build a support network and connections that increase quality of life with Amy Zhang, MD, and Carolyn Edward, Patient Advocate, American Glaucoma Society.

Mar 13, 2024
National Glaucoma Research

Does glaucoma cause cataracts? Can cataracts and glaucoma be treated at the same time? Learn more during a conversation with guest expert Aakriti Garg Shukla, MD, who discusses the relationship between cataracts and glaucoma.

Feb 14, 2024
National Glaucoma Research

How is glaucoma diagnosed? And, what happens during an eye exam following a glaucoma diagnosis? Learn more during a conversation with guest expert Lauren E. Hock, MD, who will explore six common tests that you may experience during an eye exam for glaucoma.

Jan 10, 2024
National Glaucoma Research

The most common treatments for glaucoma are eye drops, but they are not the only option! Guest expert Tania Lamba, MD, will discuss current and future glaucoma treatment options.

Nov 8, 2023
National Glaucoma Research

In this episode, guest expert, Mona Kaleem, MD, discussed whether marijuana/cannabis or CBD can be used as an effective treatment for glaucoma, and highlighted the effects of marijuana on vision, as backed by science.

Oct 11, 2023
National Glaucoma Research

Guest moderator Jullia A. Rosdahl, MD, PhD, interviewed occupational therapist Omar Mohiuddin, OTR/L, MS, MPH, CLVT, and Ed Haines from the organization Hadley on the topic of vision rehabilitation. They discussed providers and services that specialize in helping to maximize your remaining vision.

Sep 13, 2023