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Curing Glaucoma-related Vision Loss with High-contrast Visual Stimulation

Posted on November 16, 2016 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

Thanks to a new study, researchers are questioning the belief that optic nerve damage is always permanent. In fact, reversing optic nerve damage caused by glaucoma may someday be possible by combining special medication with watching a television program or...

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New Contact Lens Technology Could Change the Lives of Glaucoma Patients and Their Doctors

Posted on November 16, 2016 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

For glaucoma patients, the morning routine may never be the same. Why? No more eye drops. Instead, glaucoma patients could potentially insert drug-dispensing contact lenses and get on with their day. Thanks to Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and the...

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Research into Nerve Growth Factor for Glaucoma Offers New Hope for Treatment

Posted on November 08, 2016 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

When the eye doctor tells Sarah she has glaucoma, it's a shock. Sarah hadn't even suspected a problem -- she only went to the doctor for a normal vision exam. Her diagnosis results in weeks spent struggling with suffocating anxiety...

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Chris Wilmoth and the Power of Family in Fighting Juvenile Glaucoma

Posted on September 13, 2016 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

Over the last summer, while getting ready to start 8th grade—that last year before high school comes rushing in—Chris Wilmoth was hurt playing basketball with his CYO team. A twisted ankle led to a bad fall which caused a broken...

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