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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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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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