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Are You an Open-Angle Glaucoma Suspect?

If you've been told you are a glaucoma suspect, you're in good company — there are several million glaucoma suspects in the United States.

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Regenerating Lost Vision in Glaucoma

The fundamental problem with glaucoma therapy today is that it treats eye pressure without addressing the underlying reason for vision loss, which is damage to the retinal ganglion cells and their axons.

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Glaucoma Eye Drops Prevent Vision Loss — But Only if Patients Use Them

Glaucoma care is a team approach; preventing eye damage only works if the patient follows the treatment plan at home in-between visits to the doctor.

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Low Vision Tip: Portable Electronic Magnifiers

For patients with visual impairments, a common problem is small print access. Optical magnifiers make print look bigger, and current technology has added new options and become increasingly sophisticated.

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Glaucoma Research Foundation Receives Landmark Bequest to Support Research and Education Programs

GRF received a $3 million bequest, the largest in its history, from Dr. Henry Sutro of Oakland, Calif. The bequest will establish the Dr. Henry A. Sutro Family Grant for Research and the Drs. Henry and Frederick Sutro Memorial Lecture.

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Making a Difference in the Lives of Others with Glaucoma

Born with poor vision, Carolyn Neerhof began life seeing with only one eye and then at the age of 36, she learned she had acute glaucoma. Now 78, Carolyn lives an active and productive life despite being presented with significant challenges.

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