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New Medication Delivery Systems for Glaucoma

Learn about novel approaches to drug delivery currently being developed with an aim to improve medical therapy for glaucoma patients.

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Catalyst for a Cure Scientists Show Progress and Collaboration

In February 2019, Glaucoma Research Foundation launched the Catalyst for a Cure Vision Restoration Initiative with a goal to better understand what causes vision loss in glaucoma and then to identify targeted interventions.

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Questions and Answers: What are the Symptoms of Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is often called "the sneak thief of sight" because it has no symptoms until significant vision loss has occurred. In this article, Dr. Radhakrishnan discusses the symptoms of glaucoma.

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My Glaucoma Story: Finding the Path from Patient to Vision Advocate

Trinh Green has faced many vision challenges in her life. But that hasn’t discouraged her. Instead, it’s inspired Trinh to become a vision advocate.

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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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