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Alternative Therapies for Glaucoma

It is estimated that up to 15% of glaucoma patients take some form of alternative medication based only on their impression that it will help treat their glaucoma. Are any of these alternative therapies effective?

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What is Exfoliative Glaucoma?

Glaucoma develops in some patients with a condition called exfoliation syndrome. Also known as pseudoexfoliation, it is caused by the abnormal accumulation of protein in the drainage system and other structures of the eye.

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The Biomarker Initiative: 2013 Progress Report

How can we better diagnose or track the progression of glaucoma? The discovery of improved biomarkers for early detection or disease progression has the potential to radically change treatment of glaucoma.

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2013 Research Grants

Glaucoma Research Foundation provides seed money for creative pilot research projects that hold promise. We consider it vital to invest funds in new high-impact research that may lead to major government and philanthropic support.

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