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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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2014 Annual Gala was an Evening to Celebrate the Innovators

Glaucoma Research Foundation honored William J. Link, PhD and Judy Collins during the Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala at San Francisco's historic Palace Hotel.

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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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