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Promising Glaucoma Research and the Path to a Cure

Posted on April 21, 2020 by Yvonne Ou, MD

Dr. Yvonne Ou summarizes recent advances in glaucoma research and highlights some of the most innovative and promising approaches to diagnosing glaucoma, curing glaucoma, and restoring vision.

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Foundation's New Horizons Forum Provides Vision for 2020

Posted on April 07, 2020 by Andrew G. Iwach, MD

The 2020 New Horizons Forum at Glaucoma Research Foundation’s Glaucoma 360 provided a full day of presentations and discussions, from visionary leaders of start-up companies, industry executives, ophthalmic experts, venture capitalists, and FDA representatives. The core topic was glaucoma, but...

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What You Should Know as a Glaucoma Patient during COVID-19

Posted on March 26, 2020 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

We hope you will find the following tips and information helpful as we all deal with the national and global emergency related to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Please take your health and your vision seriously and continue to take precautions...

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New Treatment Options for Managing Glaucoma

Posted on February 14, 2020 by Constance Okeke, MD, MSCE

New medications and treatment alternatives are changing the landscape of glaucoma management. Read about them in our new blog post from Dr. Constance Okeke.

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Speak Up for Comfortable Glaucoma Drops

Posted on November 19, 2019 by Houman Vosoghi, MD

If you take eye drops for glaucoma, you can lower your pressure and feel comfortable at the same time. The key is to develop a close relationship with your doctor and to speak directly about what is important to you.

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Tips and Advice for the Glaucoma Patient

Posted on November 05, 2019 by Constance Okeke, MD, MSCE

If you have been recently diagnosed with glaucoma, or if you are struggling with trying to deal with glaucoma, here are some top pieces of advice from a glaucoma specialist to help you cope with your diagnosis and treatment.

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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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