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Innovations in Glaucoma to be Highlighted at 9th Annual New Horizons Forum

Posted on October 31, 2019 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

On February 7, 2020, Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) will host the Glaucoma 360 New Horizons Forum at the Grand Hyatt Union Square in San Francisco. Now in its 9th year, this unique annual meeting was founded by Adrienne Graves, PhD,...

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What's SLT Actually Like? - A Patient's Perspective

Posted on October 25, 2019 by Richie Kahn

Glaucoma is a condition characterized by damage to the optic nerve, often caused by increased pressure in the eye. Left untreated, glaucoma can lead to vision loss or blindness. Like many newly-diagnosed glaucoma patients, one of the first things I...

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GRF Survey Reveals Glaucoma Has Significant Impact on Patients' and Caregivers' Daily Lives, Well-Being

Posted on September 05, 2019 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

Findings suggest that while patients and caregivers are determined to manage the disease, many still worry about loss of vision and independence, and have difficulty achieving IOP goal.

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Tips for Traveling with Glaucoma Medications

Posted on July 29, 2019 by Gloria P. Fleming, MD

Are you planning a vacation this summer? If so, here are some tips for traveling with your glaucoma medications. If you're going to be traveling by air, there are some considerations to keep in mind. It's a good idea to...

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A Father's Gift Honors His Son's Achievements

Posted on June 21, 2019 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

Reed Haney had no idea something was wrong with his newborn son in 1992. By the time doctors detected the congenital glaucoma, Paul was 3, and his eyes already showed signs of significant damage. Throughout Paul’s childhood, he endured what...

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Combination Surgery: Treating Cataracts and Glaucoma Together

Posted on June 19, 2019 by Alena Reznik, MD

Cataracts are like wrinkles — everyone gets them when they get older. When people with glaucoma get cataracts, it’s the perfect opportunity to treat both problems at once. During cataract surgery, doctors can perform a simple, safe glaucoma procedure, so...

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8th Annual Glaucoma 360: Celebrate, Innovate, and Educate

Posted on May 01, 2019 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

Glaucoma 360 is a series of three days of events uniting research, industry, and philanthropy to prevent vision loss from glaucoma and speed the cure.

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Glaucoma Researcher Spotlight: Sayoko E. Moroi, MD, PhD

Posted on January 21, 2019 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

Sayoko “Sy” Moroi is the Jerome Jacobson Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at University of Michigan, Kellogg Eye Center. In 2005, Glaucoma Research Foundation awarded her a $32,000 pilot-project grant for an investigation titled, “The Role of Beta2-Adrenergic Receptor...

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Impact of GRF Shaffer Grants: Funding Important Research Discoveries

Posted on September 01, 2018 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

Glaucoma Research Foundation's one-year Shaffer Grants place an emphasis on projects that explore new ideas in the realm of glaucoma research, especially innovative ideas that would otherwise not have been pursued.

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New Priorities for Glaucoma Research

Posted on September 01, 2018 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

Glaucoma is a complex disease in which damage to the optic nerve leads to progressive vision loss. Currently, there is no way to restore vision lost to glaucoma. At Glaucoma Research Foundation, our mission is to cure glaucoma and restore...

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