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Three Steps to Better Eye Health in 2021

Posted on January 11, 2021 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, a great opportunity to spread the word about a disease that affects more than 3 million people in the United States.

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EyeFAQ Roundup January 2021

Posted on January 06, 2021 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

The EyeFAQ series of videos are presented by Glaucoma Research Foundation to answer frequently asked questions about glaucoma. Leading ophthalmologists answer questions from patients about traumatic glaucoma, natural childbirth and glaucoma, how vision loss is defined and measured, and why...

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Catalyst for a Cure Researchers Discover Clue to How to Protect Neurons and Encourage Their Growth

Posted on December 22, 2020 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

Researchers in the Catalyst for a Cure (CFC) Vision Restoration team funded by Glaucoma Research Foundation reported in a study published December 14, 2020 in PNAS (The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences) that by inhibiting a particular family...

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EyeFAQ Roundup October 2020

Posted on November 06, 2020 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

The EyeFAQ series of videos are produced by Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) to answer frequently asked questions about glaucoma. Leading glaucoma specialists answer questions from patients about medication side effects, whether working long hours at a computer makes glaucoma worse,...

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Researcher Spotlight: Anna La Torre, PhD

Posted on October 14, 2020 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

Anna La Torre grew up in Campdevanol, a small village close to the Pyrenees in Catalonia. She enrolled in the University of Barcelona to study biology, and began her scientific career driven by curiosity. Specifically, how organisms build themselves from...

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Donor Spotlight: Maureen Farrell

Posted on October 14, 2020 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

Sometimes when we're faced with adversity and feel powerless to make a difference, the path forward lies in what we already know how to do. For Maureen Farrell, whose daughter, Fionna, was diagnosed with glaucoma when she was just 10,...

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EyeFAQ Roundup September 2020

Posted on September 30, 2020 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

The EyeFAQ series of videos are produced by Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) to answer frequently asked questions about glaucoma. Leading glaucoma specialists answer questions from patients about medications and surgery, diet and exercise, marijuana and other alternative treatments, correlations with...

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Glaucoma Care in the Age of COVID-19 - The Patient Perspective

Posted on July 14, 2020 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

Over the course of the past several months, Glaucoma Research Foundation has heard from many patients and eye care professionals who had concerns about glaucoma care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Statewide shutdowns impacted regularly scheduled eye exams, access to prescription...

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Telemedicine: Promising Future for Glaucoma Management

Posted on June 19, 2020 by Lama Al-Aswad, MD, MPH

Telemedicine has a lot of potential to help in glaucoma. Population studies have shown that more than 50% of people in different populations have undiagnosed glaucoma. So you could think of tele-glaucoma as a way to improve access to care....

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Akorn Employees Raise $50,000 for Glaucoma Research Foundation

Posted on June 04, 2020 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

Akorn’s generous donation included support from an employee giving program during Glaucoma Awareness Month in January 2020.

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