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Dry Eyes and Glaucoma: Double Trouble

Dry Eye Syndrome and glaucoma commonly occur together. Patients may have irksome symptoms, but not associate them with dry eye syndrome.

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Questions and Answers: Blood Pressure and Glaucoma

Evidence suggests that low ocular perfusion pressure is a strong risk factor for glaucoma. Ocular perfusion pressure is a complex parameter that can be considered as the difference between the blood pressure and the eye pressure.

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The Quest to Restore Lost Vision and Cure Glaucoma

The Catalyst for a Cure consortium brings together experts in stem cell technologies, neuroprotection, and nerve fiber regeneration to identify novel methods for “reconnecting” the eye and restoring vision.

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First Annual Glaucoma Patient Summit Inspires and Empowers Patients and Caregivers

The event was designed to inspire, inform and educate glaucoma patients and their caregivers, providing a unique forum for learning about the latest treatment options and practical tips for living with glaucoma.

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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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