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Article ID: 705345

Questions & Answers: Normal-Tension Glaucoma

Glaucoma Research Foundation

What is Normal-tension glaucoma? Also called low-tension or normal-pressure glaucoma, normal-tension glaucoma (NTG) is a condition in which the optic nerve is damaged without eye pressure exceeding the average range (usually between 12-21mm Hg).

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12-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST

Article ID: 705344

Questions & Answers: Normal-Tension Glaucoma

Glaucoma Research Foundation

What is Normal-tension glaucoma? Also called low-tension or normal-pressure glaucoma, normal-tension glaucoma (NTG) is a condition in which the optic nerve is damaged without eye pressure exceeding the average range (usually between 12-21mm Hg).

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12-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST

Article ID: 704056

Catalyst for a Cure: A Clear Path to Vision Restoration

Glaucoma Research Foundation

Currently, all therapy for glaucoma is directed at lowering eye pressure, but the fundamental problem in glaucoma is the degeneration of the optic nerve fibers necessary for vision.

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15-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 700644

Glaucoma and Reading Ability

Glaucoma Research Foundation

glaucoma does affect reading. Why? First, while glaucoma does affect peripheral vision, it also affects central vision. Glaucoma patients with moderate or severe disease often describe looking through a fog which extends into their central vision.

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18-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700642

MIGS: The New Age of Glaucoma Surgery

Glaucoma Research Foundation

Glaucoma is a disease where the optic nerve gets damaged and the main risk factor is elevated eye pressure (also called intraocular pressure, IOP). The only treatment is to lower the IOP.

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17-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 699483

Glaucoma Research Foundation Appoints Meredith L. Gale National Director of Development

Glaucoma Research Foundation

Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) is pleased to announce the addition of Meredith L. Gale as the organization's new Director of Development. Meredith joins the GRF team to manage donor stewardship programs as well as major and planned giving strategies. Additionally, she will coordinate the GRF Ambassadors program, a national leadership group of glaucoma doctors dedicated to improving access to patient education.

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23-Aug-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 698299

Glaucoma Research Foundation Grant Leads to Major Breakthrough in Neuron Regeneration

Glaucoma Research Foundation

Glaucoma Research Foundation, a national non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure for glaucoma, today announced a team of neuroscience researchers, led by Adriana Di Polo, PhD, at University of Montreal, have made a major breakthrough in the treatment of glaucoma. The research, which was made possible by a Glaucoma Research Foundation Shaffer Grant, could also be applicable to other neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's disease.

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31-Jul-2018 7:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697361

Tips on Transferring Your Eye Care to a New Doctor

Glaucoma Research Foundation

If you have glaucoma, you're wondering: What will my new ophthalmologist need to hit the ground running and manage my disease? In my experience, to make a smooth transition to optimal care, the most important thing you can do is create a personal Glaucoma Data Portfolio

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12-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693810

Glaucoma Research Foundation Builds Momentum Toward A Cure

Glaucoma Research Foundation

GRF has announced the celebration of its 40th anniversary year, the board approval of its new strategic plan, and an expanded capital campaign designed to accelerate research towards a cure.

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1-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Glaucoma Research Foundation Announces $720,000 in Annual Research Grants

Glaucoma Research Foundation

Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) announced today $720,000 in annual research grants to support 12 investigators at prestigious universities across the United States.

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12-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EDT

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