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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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Recall: CyPass Micro-Stent Withdrawn Amid Concerns of Endothelial Cell Loss

The announcement came after researchers detected a dramatic rise in endothelial cell loss (ECL) among patients who received the CyPass microstent during cataract surgery 5 years ago, compared with patients who underwent cataract surgery alone.

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What Causes Glaucoma? Scientists May Have Finally Figured It Out

Researchers say an autoimmune response may be behind the eye pressure and vision loss that sometimes precedes a glaucoma diagnosis.

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Small Study Shows Potential Neuroprotective Effect of Combination Supplement in Glaucoma

In a small study, a combination over-the-counter supplement with antioxidant and mitoprotective properties significantly reversed mitochondrial dysfunction.

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Glaucoma Research Foundation Grant Leads to Major Breakthrough in Neuron Regeneration

Study indicates treatment using insulin may restore vision in glaucoma patients. San Francisco, CA - July 31, 2018 - Glaucoma Research Foundation, a national non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure for glaucoma, today announced a team of neuroscience researchers,...

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New Drug Rhopressa Now Available for Open-Angle Glaucoma

Aerie Pharmaceuticals has announced the launch of Rhopressa, a novel eye drop indicated for lowering elevated intraocular pressure in patients with glaucoma.

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Glaucoma Research Foundation Builds Momentum Toward A Cure

GRF has announced the celebration of its 40th anniversary year, the board approval of its new strategic plan, and an expanded capital campaign designed to accelerate research towards a cure.

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Glaucoma Research Foundation Announces $720,000 in Annual Research Grants

The announcement during World Glaucoma Week emphasizes the need to find better treatments and a cure for this disease that affects more than 60 million people.

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Dr. Carla Siegfried Receives 2018 Shaffer Prize for Innovative Glaucoma Research

The 2018 Shaffer Prize was presented to Dr. Carla Siegfried during ceremonies at the Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala on February 8th at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

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Vanderbilt Researchers Report: Neurons "Fight Back" Early in Glaucoma

A therapeutic target to preserve vision in glaucoma patients could have treatment ramifications for age-related neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, according to findings released in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

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