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Watch these recorded presentations featuring researchers and clinicians working with Glaucoma Research Foundation to help save vision and find a cure for glaucoma.

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"Thank you for these webinars. It gives me hope and comfort to hear up-to-date information about glaucoma from professionals who devote their careers to helping treat, and ultimately, cure this worrisome disease."
- A Glaucoma Patient


Glaucoma: Lo que necesitas saber — seminario web.

This Glaucoma Research Foundation Spanish-language webinar titled "Glaucoma: Lo que necesitas saber" was presented on May 25, 2021. The webinar features Valentina Lozano, MD (Los Angeles Glaucoma Group) and Michelle de Elizalde (Glaucoma Research Foundation). In the recorded webinar, Dr. Lozano provides informative answers to frequently asked questions and tips on understanding and living with glaucoma.

Este seminario web en español de la Glaucoma Research Foundation titulado "Glaucoma: Lo que necesitas saber" se presentó el 25 de mayo de 2021. El webinar presenta a Valentina Lozano, MD (Especialista en Glaucoma, Los Angeles Glaucoma Group) y Michelle de Elizalde (Glaucoma Research Foundation). En el seminario web grabado, el Dra. Lozano brinda respuestas informativas a preguntas frecuentes y consejos sobre cómo comprender y vivir con glaucoma.


Sparking Innovation: Moving Closer to a Cure (Glaucoma Research Foundation Webinar).

"Sparking Innovation: Moving Closer to a Cure" is an Innovations in Glaucoma Webinar presented on April 29, 2021 by Glaucoma Research Foundation. This informative research presentation features Monica Vetter, PhD and John Flanagan, PhD, FCOptom, both glaucoma researchers and members of the GRF Board of Directors. The webinar was moderated by Thomas M. Brunner, the President and CEO of Glaucoma Research Foundation in San Francisco, CA.

Since its earliest days, Glaucoma Research Foundation has set the agenda for glaucoma research and served as a catalyst in speeding the pace of discovery, translating laboratory findings info clinical solutions, and sharing knowledge. In this recorded webinar, you will learn how investment in glaucoma research has made a difference, and about research advances that are leading us closer to a cure.


Webinar: Lifestyle Tips for Glaucoma Patients.

Lifestyle Tips for Glaucoma Patients — Have you ever wondered how lifestyle choices relate to glaucoma? At Glaucoma Research Foundation we are often asked, "what can I do for optimal eye health in addition to following my doctor's treatment plan?" Learn more about the role of lifestyle and alternative therapies in your risk for glaucoma and its progression, so that you feel empowered to play an active role in preserving your vision. Glaucoma patient Richie Kahn moderates the 55-minute webinar featuring glaucoma specialists Sarah H. Van Tassel, MD (Weill Cornell Medical College) and Shan Lin, MD (Glaucoma Center of San Francisco). This recorded webinar was first presented on March 11, 2021 by the Glaucoma Research Foundation.


Glaucoma Fast Facts: Living with Glaucoma.

Glaucoma Fast Facts featuring Dr. Constance Okeke. In this Glaucoma Fast Facts video, Constance O. Okeke, MD, MSCE (Virginia Eye Consultants) discusses practical tips and advice for living with glaucoma. Includes working with your doctor, responding to vision changes due to glaucoma, questions for your doctor, finding support, and more. Posted March 8, 2021 by Glaucoma Research Foundation.


Glaucoma Fast Facts: Managing Your Glaucoma.

Glaucoma Fast Facts featuring Dr. Constance Okeke. In this Glaucoma Fast Facts video, Constance O. Okeke, MD, MSCE (Virginia Eye Consultants) discusses practical tips and advice for managing your glaucoma. Posted March 8, 2021 by Glaucoma Research Foundation.


Glaucoma Fast Facts: Treating Glaucoma

Glaucoma Fast Facts: Treating Glaucoma.

Glaucoma Fast Facts featuring Dr. Mark Werner. In this Glaucoma Fast Facts video, Mark Werner, MD (Delray Eye Associates) discusses the various treatment options for different types of glaucoma. Posted February 25, 2021 by Glaucoma Research Foundation.
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Glaucoma Fast Facts: Types of Glaucoma

Glaucoma Fast Facts: Types of Glaucoma with Dr. Ahmara Gibbons Ross.

In this Glaucoma Fast Facts video, Ahmara Gibbons Ross, MD (Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania) discusses different types of glaucoma. Posted February 3, 2021 by Glaucoma Research Foundation.


Understanding Vision Restoration

"Understanding Vision Restoration" is an Innovations in Glaucoma Webinar presented on January 22, 2021 by Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF). This informative research presentation features Derek Welsbie, MD, PhD, a principal investigator in the Catalyst for a Cure Vision Restoration Initiative. The webinar was moderated by David Calkins, PhD, the Chair of GRF’s Research Committee and Chair of the Catalyst for a Cure Vision Restoration Scientific Advisory Board.

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Seeing the Future: Longevity Research and Glaucoma

Seeing the Future: Longevity Research and Glaucoma.

The 2020 Weston Lecture featured David A. Sinclair, PhD, AO. This recorded lecture from October 27, 2020 features world-renowned Harvard Medical School genetics researcher and best-selling author David Sinclair, PhD, AO discussing longevity research and glaucoma. Moderated by Thomas M. Brunner, President and CEO, Glaucoma Research Foundation in San Francisco, the virtual lecture is followed by a question and answer session.

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Glaucoma Fast Facts: Understanding Glaucoma

Glaucoma Fast Facts: Understanding Glaucoma with Dr. David Richardson.

Glaucoma Fast Facts featuring David Richardson, MD. In this video, Dr. David Richardson (San Marino Eye) discusses what you need to know to understand glaucoma. Posted October 16, 2020 by Glaucoma Research Foundation.

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Retinal Ganglion Cell Replacement: One Step Closer to Vision Restoration

Watch this Innovations in Glaucoma Webinar, "Retinal Ganglion Cell Replacement: One step closer to vision restoration." The 45-minute webinar features a presentation from Anna La Torre, PhD, a principal investigator in the Catalyst for a Cure research consortium funded by GRF. The recorded webinar was initially presented on September 17, 2020.

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COVID-19 & What to Expect on Your Next Eye Doctor Visit

Glaucoma Fast Facts: COVID-19 & What to Expect on Your Next Eye Doctor Visit

"What to Expect on Your Next Eye Doctor Visit During COVID-19" features and interview with glaucoma specialist Andrew M. Prince, MD (New York, NY) discussing safety concerns and providing answers to many patient questions about what is likely to be different when visiting your eye doctor during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Prince is interviewed by Andrew Jackson, Director of Communications for Glaucoma Research Foundation in San Francisco, CA. Posted July 14, 2020 by Glaucoma Research Foundation

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Glaucoma Surgery and Laser Treatments

Glaucoma Surgery and Laser Treatments (Webinar).

Watch this Innovations in Glaucoma Webinar, "Glaucoma Surgery and Laser Treatments." The 50-minute webinar features a discussion with glaucoma specialists Davinder Grover, MD, MPH and Oluwatosin Smith, MD (both from the Glaucoma Associates of Texas) and Thomas Brunner (President and CEO, Glaucoma Research Foundation). Drs. Grover and Smith discuss current and new glaucoma surgery and laser treatment options and provide answers to frequently asked questions about glaucoma surgery. This 'Innovations in Glaucoma' webinar was presented on July 10, 2020. Read the transcript »


What's New in Glaucoma Medications?

Watch this Innovations in Glaucoma Webinar, "What's New in Glaucoma Medications?" The 50-minute webinar features a discussion with glaucoma specialist David Richardson, MD (San Marino Eye) and Thomas Brunner (President and CEO, Glaucoma Research Foundation). Dr. Richardson discusses existing and new medications for treating glaucoma and provide answers to frequently asked questions about glaucoma eye drops. Learn how the new medications are different from existing treatments, and about their potential side effects in this recorded webinar. This 'Innovations in Glaucoma' webinar was presented on June 12, 2020. Read the transcript »


Glaucoma: What You Need To Know

Watch this Innovations in Glaucoma Webinar, "Glaucoma: What You Need To Know." The 45-minute webinar features a discussion with glaucoma specialist Ruth Williams, MD (Wheaton Eye Clinic) and Thomas Brunner (President and CEO, Glaucoma Research Foundation). Dr. Williams provides answers to frequently asked questions and tips on understanding and living with glaucoma. She also discusses the COVID-19 pandemic and its current impact on glaucoma patients. This 'Innovations in Glaucoma' webinar was presented on May 15, 2020. Read the transcript »


Research Update: Catalyst for a Cure Vision Restoration Team

Watch this update from the Catalyst for a Cure Vision Restoration Team as they highlight the consortium’s progress toward restoring vision lost from glaucoma. Funded by Glaucoma Research Foundation in San Francisco, the goal of the Catalyst for a Cure (CFC) Vision Restoration Initiative is to better understand what specifically causes vision loss in glaucoma and then to identify targeted interventions for protecting and restoring the neurons responsible for vision. Hosted by David J. Calkins, PhD, Chair of the Catalyst for a Cure Vision Restoration Initiative Scientific Advisory Board. This 'Innovations in Glaucoma' webinar was presented on April 27, 2020.


Tips for Glaucoma Patients during COVID-19

This recorded 'Innovations in Glaucoma' webinar from April 2, 2020 features Terri Pickering, MD, glaucoma specialist at the Glaucoma Center of San Francisco. Moderated by Thomas M. Brunner, President and CEO of the Glaucoma Research Foundation in San Francisco, CA. Read the transcript »


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Last reviewed on June 03, 2021

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