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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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UK Research Study Reports Laser-based Glaucoma Treatment is More Successful and Cost-effective

The published UK study suggests Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty should become the principal method for treating patients with glaucoma.

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FDA Approves Rocklatan Eye Drop for Open-angle Glaucoma

The FDA has approved Rocklatan, a once-daily IOP-lowering eye drop for patients with open-angle glaucoma, Aerie Pharmaceuticals announced in a press release.

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Glaucoma Research Foundation Announces $1 Million in Annual Research Grants

Glaucoma Research Foundation announced $1 million in annual research grants to support 12 investigators at prestigious universities in the United States, Canada, and Europe.

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World Glaucoma Week

The Glaucoma Research Foundation in San Francisco joins eye health organizations and eye care professionals worldwide for World Glaucoma Week, March 10 to 16, 2019.

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Dr. Adriana Di Polo Awarded the 2019 Shaffer Prize from Glaucoma Research Foundation

For her research project seeking a new treatment to restore vision in glaucoma patients, Adriana Di Polo, PhD, professor of neuroscience at the University of Montreal, was awarded the 2019 Shaffer Prize for Innovative Glaucoma Research.

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

National Glaucoma Awareness Month is an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease that affects more than 3 million people in the United States and 60 million worldwide.

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Recall: CyPass Micro-Stent Withdrawn Amid Concerns of Endothelial Cell Loss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