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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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Glaucoma and Reading Ability

Glaucoma is usually described as a disease affecting peripheral vision. So, why would it have any effect on reading, the ultimate task of central vision? Find out in this article by Dr. Pradeep Ramulu.

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Glaucoma Research Foundation Celebrates 40 Year Anniversary

Glaucoma Research Foundation hosted our 2018 Annual Dinner at the historic San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center on April 24, 2018.

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Impact of GRF Shaffer Grants: Funding Important Research Discoveries

Glaucoma Research Foundation's one-year Shaffer Grants place an emphasis on projects that explore new ideas in the realm of glaucoma research, especially innovative ideas that would otherwise not have been pursued.

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New Priorities for Glaucoma Research

Glaucoma is a complex disease in which damage to the optic nerve leads to progressive vision loss. Currently, there is no way to restore vision lost to glaucoma. At Glaucoma Research Foundation, our mission is to cure glaucoma and restore...

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Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty: 10 Commonly Asked Questions

Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty, or SLT, is a form of laser surgery that is used to lower intraocular pressure in open-angle glaucoma.

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2018 Research Grants

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

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Genetic Testing in Glaucoma

In primary open-angle glaucoma, close relatives are almost 10 times more likely to develop glaucoma than in the general population, underscoring a strong genetic basis.

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Tips on Transferring Your Eye Care to a New Doctor

You just learned you have to switch insurance plans, you're moving to a new city, or your ophthalmologist is retiring. If you have glaucoma, you're wondering: What will my new doctor need to manage my disease?

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The Cure is in Sight: The Campaign for Glaucoma Research Foundation

Last April, Glaucoma Research Foundation publicly launched the Cure is in Sight Campaign. Thanks to more than 13,000 contributions over the past four years, we have exceeded our $15 million goal and raised $16 million to date.

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