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Article ID: 708144

Dr. Adriana Di Polo Awarded the 2019 Shaffer Prize from Glaucoma Research Foundation

Glaucoma Research Foundation

For her research project seeking a new treatment to restore vision in glaucoma patients, Adriana Di Polo, PhD, professor of neuroscience at the University of Montreal, was awarded the 2019 Shaffer Prize for Innovative Glaucoma Research. The 2019 Shaffer Prize was presented on January 31st during ceremonies at the Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

Released:
14-Feb-2019 6:05 PM EST

Article ID: 706252

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma Research Foundation

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that gradually steal sight without warning. Although the most common forms primarily affect the middle-aged and the elderly, glaucoma can affect people of all ages.

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9-Jan-2019 4:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 706245

Glaucoma Research Foundation to Host the 8th Annual Glaucoma 360, A Three-Day Event, at the Historic Palace Hotel in San Francisco

Glaucoma Research Foundation

Three days of events uniting research, industry, and philanthropy to prevent vision loss from glaucoma and speed the cure.

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9-Jan-2019 3:55 PM EST
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Article ID: 706242

Glaucoma Research Foundation to Honor Philanthropic Leaders and Glaucoma Innovation at 13th Annual Gala in San Francisco

Glaucoma Research Foundation

Launched in 2007, this annual benefit showcases the visionaries and catalysts who share Glaucoma Research Foundation's mission to cure glaucoma and restore vision through innovative research.

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9-Jan-2019 3:50 PM EST
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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
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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
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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.

Released:
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

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