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Can I Have Laser Vision Correction?

The most common refractive surgery in the United States is LASIK. Although it is rare to develop glaucoma as a result of LASIK, individuals who are at risk of glaucoma, or have glaucoma, require special considerations before, during, and after surgery.

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Do Lifestyle Choices Affect Glaucoma?

Patients with glaucoma want to help themselves and save their sight in any way they can beyond medications and surgery. Some lifestyle choices can modify eye pressure and may influence the risk of developing glaucoma.

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Innovative Research Leading to a Cure

The most important discoveries in scientific research often come from an investigator with a new, untested idea who needs funding to explore their project.

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2015 Research Grants

We consider it vital to invest funds in new high-impact research. All Glaucoma Research Foundation grants to explore new ideas are in the amount of $40,000.

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