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Recall: CyPass Micro-Stent Withdrawn Amid Concerns of Endothelial Cell Loss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