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What is MIGS?

MIGS has become a commonly used abbreviation in the glaucoma world. It stands for Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery. The goal of all glaucoma surgery is to lower eye pressure to prevent or reduce damage to the optic nerve.

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Catalyst for a Cure Research Progress: Biomarker Initiative

The Catalyst for a Cure Biomarker Initiative funded by Glaucoma Research Foundation is a collaborative research effort designed to accelerate the pace of discovery toward better treatments and ultimately a cure for glaucoma.

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Glaucoma and Driving Ability

A diagnosis of glaucoma may raise concerns about driving ability. Safe driving requires clear central vision and adequate peripheral vision.

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5th Annual Glaucoma 360: Helping Patients Preserve Vision

Glaucoma 360 is a series of three events uniting research, industry, and philanthropy with one mission — to find a cure for glaucoma.

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2016 Research Grants

Glaucoma Research Foundation provides seed money for creative pilot research projects that hold promise. Read about the 2016 research grants to explore new ideas.

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