In addition to our podcast, we recommend these resources.
The online and print versions of Dr. Quigley’s book are already available (links below). Stay tuned for the audiobook.
Glaucoma: What Every Patient Should Know
This patient-oriented guide, written by Dr. Harry Quigley and Dr. Mona Kaleem, gives authoritative answers, easily understood explanations, helpful suggestions, and lifestyle advice to patients with glaucoma.
The Glaucoma Division at the Wilmer Eye Institute offers the latest in comprehensive glaucoma care, treatments and second opinion consultations to patients of all ages and for all forms of glaucoma, whether primary or related to complex eye problems.
Glaucoma is a disease that damages your eye’s optic nerve. It usually happens when fluid builds up in the front part of your eye. That extra fluid increases the pressure in your eye, damaging the optic nerve."
According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, more than 2.9 million Americans age 40 and older have low vision, which is defined as best-corrected visual acuity worse than 20/40. Moderator Lillie Shockney is joined by two guests discussing gaining independence in the presence of vision loss. First guest is optometrist, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Rehabilitation Medicine, and the director of the Lions Vision Research and Rehabilitation Center at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Judith Goldstein. Our second guest is Ms. Beth Glassman, a patient of Dr. Goldstein sharing how the Low Vision services helped improve her life.
Dr. Mona Kaleem is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute who has developed a reputation for teaching others about how to live a better life with glaucoma, often incorporating her knowledge of integrative medicine into the discussion.