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When You Have Cataracts and Glaucoma

Cataract surgery may be combined with one of several glaucoma surgeries. Your doctor will take a number of important factors into consideration when advising what is best for your eye.

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Spotlight on Research: A Time for Audacious Hope

Recently, the National Eye Institute revised its long-term strategic plan to include programs focused on a single “Audacious Goal” -- to regenerate lost or damaged retinal and optic nerve tissues and their connections in the brain.

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Preservative-free Glaucoma Medications

While most glaucoma patients take at least one eye drop to control eye pressure, as many as 40% of patients need more than one medication. The more medications a patient takes the more likely he/she is to have adverse symptoms from preservatives.

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2014 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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