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Clinical Studies Verify Importance of Target Pressures

The first study to prove that lowering intraocular pressure (IOP) preserves vision was the Collaborative Normal Tension Glaucoma Study funded by Glaucoma Research Foundation. Many studies since have confirmed the importance of lowering pressure to save vision.

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Innovative Therapies: Questions and Answers from Dr. Jack Cioffi

Dr Cioffi: Yes. Research labs are seeking ways to stop disease progression by using the body’s own immune system to prevent further neuro-degeneration or loss of nerve cells.

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Understanding Who is at High Risk of Having Glaucoma

Nearly half of those with glaucoma do not know they have the disease. This has been shown repeatedly in studies conducted in developed countries.

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