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Steroids and Glaucoma: What's the Connection?

Many patients wonder about the relationship between steroids and glaucoma, and whether it is safe for people with glaucoma to use steroid medications.

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New Collaborative Research Team to Focus on Restoring Vision

Catalyst for a Cure is a team of four principal investigators and their laboratories working together to accelerate the pace of discovery toward a cure for glaucoma.

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Q&A: New Medications for Glaucoma

Dr. Mark Werner discusses new glaucoma medications, how they're different from existing treatments, and their potential side effects.

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2019 Research Grants

Glaucoma Research Foundation awards annual research grants for creative pilot projects that hold promise.

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8th Annual Glaucoma 360: Celebrate, Innovate, and Educate

Glaucoma 360 is a series of three days of events uniting research, industry, and philanthropy to prevent vision loss from glaucoma and speed the cure.

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Should You Be Using Marijuana to Treat Your Glaucoma?

As marijuana use becomes more accepted and increasingly legalized, glaucoma patients have questions about its effectiveness as a viable treatment option.

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Catalyst for a Cure: A Clear Path to Vision Restoration

Currently, all therapy for glaucoma is directed at lowering eye pressure, but the fundamental problem in glaucoma is the degeneration of the optic nerve fibers necessary for vision.

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Questions & Answers: Normal-Tension Glaucoma

Also called low-tension or normal-pressure glaucoma, normal-tension glaucoma is a condition in which the optic nerve is damaged without eye pressure exceeding the average range.

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Vision Advocate: Jerrold Keilson

When Jerrold was diagnosed with glaucoma more than 10 years ago, he wanted to raise awareness and support research toward a cure.

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MIGS: The New Age of Glaucoma Surgery

The main theme and priority of MIGS is patient safety. While no surgery is without risk, MIGS provide improved safety while usually providing mild-to-moderate IOP lowering.

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