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Janette Marquez Personal Story (Video)

Janette is legally blind from congenital glaucoma, and although she was visually challenged due to her glaucoma from a young age, Janette showed special promise with her musical skills.

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Personal Story: Juanita Herrera

Juanita Herrera has been blind due to complications of congenital glaucoma since she was three years old, but her her hope and optimism are uplifting.

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Video: Amanda Eddy on Living with Glaucoma

We talked to Amanda Eddy before our 2017 Annual Gala, where Amanda participated in the evening program by telling her personal glaucoma story.

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Dr. Andrew Huberman: Curing Blindness is "A Call to Arms" (Video)

Dr. Andrew Huberman is fascinated by vision as a property of the brain, and he is dedicated to finding new ways to prevent vision loss from glaucoma.

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Jasmyn Polite: My Battle with Glaucoma

When I was nine, I received some news that changed my life forever; I was diagnosed with glaucoma.

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Danielle Fiarito: A Story of Hope and Inspiration

When we first heard from Danielle, she was a teenager coping bravely with her disease. Now she's 22 and a recent college graduate.

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Janette Marquez: The Voice That Illuminates (Video)

Janette is legally blind from congenital glaucoma, but she has a gifted voice that inspires all who hear her sing.

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Personal Story: Amanda Eddy

Amanda was born with glaucoma. Now she is passionate about helping to raise awareness about glaucoma.

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Personal Story: Jenny Eisenberger

Jenny Eisenberger was experiencing headaches and blurry vision: "Glaucoma can happen to anyone, at any age," she says.

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Personal Story: Alex LeClair

In 2010, Alex was a sophomore and an active member of her high school field hockey and softball teams. One day, following a routine eye exam, Alex received the devastating news that she had glaucoma.

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