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Glaucoma Patient Summit 2021 (Videos)

The Glaucoma Patient Summit highlights advances in treatment options and practical information to help patients understand and live with glaucoma.

The third annual Glaucoma Patient Summit was presented as an online virtual event on June 26, 2021. Summit speakers included leading glaucoma specialists and patients.

English and Spanish language captions are available for each video. Click the "CC" button in the video player for caption options. The following video recordings from the 2021 virtual Glaucoma Patient Summit are presented by Glaucoma Research Foundation.

Para cada vídeo hay subtítulos en inglés y español. Haga clic en el botón CC del reproductor de vídeo para ver las opciones de título. Las siguientes grabaciones de video del 2021 Glaucoma Patient Summit son presentadas por Glaucoma Research Foundation.


Glaucoma: A Patient's Perspective

Glaucoma: A Patient's Perspective: Glaucoma patient Nancy Forster discusses her personal experience with glaucoma diagnosis and how she found information, inspiration, and support from Glaucoma Research Foundation.


Current and New Pharmaceutical Treatment Options

Ranya Habash, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute discusses various pressure-lowering medical treatments available to treat glaucoma.


Current and New Surgical Treatment Options

Sahar Bedrood, MD, PhD, Partner and Ophthalmologist at the Acuity Eye Group presents information about a variety of pressure-lowering surgical treatments to treat glaucoma.


Living with Glaucoma - Panel Discussion

Living with Glaucoma is a panel discussion moderated by David Richardson, MD (glaucoma specialist at San Marino Eye). Panelists include Nina Baltierra (care giver), Alicia Donahue, OD (Assistant Professor of Optometry, New England College of Optometry), Tracy Hammond (glaucoma patient), and James Nole, MA (psychologist).


Ask the Experts: Questions and Answers (Session 1)


Glaucoma Research Update

Derek Welsbie, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, San Diego Shiley Eye Institute, University of California, San Diego, and principal investigator in the Catalyst for a Cure Vision Restoration Initiative funded by Glaucoma Research Foundation, provides an update on research advances in glaucoma with a focus on restoring lost vision.


How to Be Your Own Advocate - Panel Discussion

How to Be Your Own Advocate is a panel discussion moderated by Inder Paul Singh, MD, President, The Eye Centers of Racine & Kenosha. Panelists include Alicia Donahue, OD (Assistant Professor of Optometry, New England College of Optometry), Judy Huang (glaucoma patient), Richie Kahn, MPH (glaucoma patient), Tonian McDonald (glaucoma patient), and Sarah Van Tassel, MD (Weill Cornell Medical College).


Ask the Experts: Questions and Answers (Session 2)


2021 Patient Summit - Closing Remarks

Inder Paul Singh, MD, President, The Eye Centers of Racine & Kenosha, and Thomas M. Brunner, President and CEO, Glaucoma Research Foundation, San Francisco, CA, provide the closing remarks for the third annual Glaucoma Patient Summit.


Save the date for our 2022 Glaucoma Patient Summit:

June 25, 2022
Hyatt Lodge
Oak Brook, Illinois (near Chicago)

Last reviewed on July 29, 2021

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