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5 Helpful Tips for College Students with Glaucoma

Posted on January 13, 2022 by Jasmyn Polite

Jasmyn was born with bilateral cataracts and diagnosed with glaucoma at age 9. Now as a college student she has advice for other young people with glaucoma.

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Focus On Eye Health in the New Year (January Is National Glaucoma Awareness Month)

Posted on January 03, 2022 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

You may be familiar with the expression: knowledge is power. That’s true, but it’s what you do with that knowledge that makes a difference. Fortunately, today we have access to critical knowledge and available treatments to protect us from vision loss due to glaucoma.

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Questions and Answers: Neovascular Glaucoma

Posted on January 03, 2022 by Sunita Radhakrishnan, MD

The abnormal formation of new blood vessels on the iris and over the eye’s drainage channels can cause this form of secondary glaucoma. Dr. Sunita Radhakrishnan answers questions about neovascular glaucoma.

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Meditation and Glaucoma

Posted on January 03, 2022 by Shan Lin, MD

Can mindfulness meditation help patients with glaucoma? A recent study suggests that there may be benefits to eye pressure and optic nerve health by doing meditation on a regular basis. Researchers in India conducted a study among glaucoma patients and found...

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Donor Spotlight: Pat Caulfield

Posted on January 03, 2022 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

Pat Caulfield was an award-winning kitchen and bath designer for high-end homes in the Baltimore area. She had twenty years of success and loved her job creating beautiful spaces. Then, she had to walk away from it all. “After my...

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Progress Report: Catalyst for a Cure Vision Restoration Initiative

Posted on January 03, 2022 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

Since 2019, the Catalyst for a Cure Vision Restoration Initiative scientists have been working together in search of innovative ways to replace, repair, and protect neuronal elements of the eye-to-brain connection that can be damaged by glaucoma.

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Researcher Spotlight: Derek Welsbie, MD, PhD

Posted on December 03, 2021 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

Dr. Derek Welsbie's patients know him as a skilled and compassionate glaucoma doctor. What they may not know is that he's also a scientist and principal investigator for Glaucoma Research Foundation's Catalyst for a Cure Vision Restoration Initiative.

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Life with Glaucoma (A Guide for Patients and Their Loved Ones)

Posted on December 01, 2021 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

Receiving a glaucoma diagnosis can be frightening. While people living with glaucoma may have to make adjustments, you don’t have to limit your life because of glaucoma. However, living with glaucoma may require increased visits to your eye care team and adherence to medications.

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Do I Have Cataracts or Glaucoma?

Posted on November 01, 2021 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

Glaucoma and cataracts are two of the most common vision-threatening conditions and are leading causes of blindness. Yet, while many people know these conditions exist, they don't always understand how they differ.

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Glaucoma Treatments and Management

Posted on October 08, 2021 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

The field of glaucoma research has introduced many innovative new treatments over the past several years. In addition, recent advancements in glaucoma care — from minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries to subconjunctival microshunts and new drug delivery devices — have considerably...

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