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Stem Cell Therapy for Glaucoma - Are We There Yet?

There is great interest among glaucoma patients, scientists and doctors alike, in discovering regenerative therapies for the optic nerve and translating them from the laboratory to the clinic — and stem cell therapy is one of several promising approaches being studied.

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Dr. John Flanagan Joins Glaucoma Research Foundation Board and Continues Shaffer Grant Research

Dr. Flanagan joined the Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) Board of Directors in April 2017. He is also the Dean and Professor at the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences at UC Berkeley. It was natural for both GRF and Dr....

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Glaucoma Research Foundation Celebrates Public Launch of The Cure is in Sight Campaign during Annual Dinner

The 2017 Annual Dinner welcomed more than 120 guests including the GRF Board of Directors, donors, and volunteers.

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7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Glaucoma Doctor Visit

Preparing for your visit is key to having a good doctor's office visit. Read these tips from glaucoma specialist Dr. Oluwatosin Smith.

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Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty as Primary Glaucoma Therapy

SLT is an in-office procedure that reduces eye pressure in patients with glaucoma. The laser is applied through a special contact lens to the drainage system of the eye.

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