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New Medical Therapies for Glaucoma

Glaucoma medication eye drops lower IOP by reducing fluid formation or encouraging better drainage of fluid from the eye. Currently in the US there are 5 families of eyedrops that are used to lower IOP. New compounds that reduce IOP are expected to become available in the near future.

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Glaucoma Risk Increases in Families: Spread the Word

One way to reduce vision loss from glaucoma is to make sure your family members understand that they are at increased risk - if you have glaucoma.

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Pigmentary Glaucoma: Answers to Your Questions

Pigment dispersion syndrome is a condition where pigment from the back of the iris (the colored part of the eye) is released and becomes trapped in the drainage system of the eye.

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Glaucoma Biomarkers - from the Laboratory to the Clinic

During the past year, the Catalyst for a Cure researchers have been taking necessary steps to move their studies from the laboratory to the clinic. This will be an exciting and important next step to further test and evaluate a new glaucoma biomarker.

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