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Glaucoma Research Foundation Hosts 11th Annual Glaucoma 360 New Horizons Forum in San Francisco

Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) will host the 11th Annual Glaucoma 360 New Horizons Forum on February 11th at the Grand Hyatt Union Square in San Francisco. Offered both in person and virtually, this important meeting brings together leaders in...
28-Jan-2022 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Glaucoma Research Foundation to Honor and Celebrate Glaucoma Innovators at Annual Gala

Ronald L. Fellman, MD, David Calkins, PhD, and Steven and Michele Kirsch will be honored at the Glaucoma Research Foundation's Annual Gala on February 10, 2022.
28-Jan-2022 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Glaucoma Research Foundation to Honor Vanderbilt’s David Calkins, PhD with President’s Award at their Annual Gala

David Calkins, PhD, a leading authority on the neurobiological basis of vision loss in blinding eye disease, will be honored at the Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala on February 10, 2022.
28-Jan-2022 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Meditation and Glaucoma

Can mindfulness meditation help patients with glaucoma? A recent study suggests that there may be benefits to eye pressure and optic nerve health by doing meditation on a regular basis.
27-Jan-2022 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Focus On Eye Health in the New Year (January Is National Glaucoma Awareness Month)

January, National Glaucoma Awareness Month, is an excellent time to get a comprehensive dilated eye exam—the most effective way to test for glaucoma—and to convince your loved ones to get tested, too.
6-Jan-2022 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Glaucoma and Nutrition: Why What You Eat Matters

January, National Glaucoma Awareness Month, is an excellent time to focus on eye health.
4-Jan-2022 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Home IOP Measurements: What they can tell us

Understanding how your IOP (intraocular pressure) changes over time can help you and your doctor feel confident that your glaucoma treatment is working effectively.
26-Oct-2021 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Glaucoma Research Foundation Earns Highest Rating from Charity Navigator for Fifth Consecutive Year

The 4-star rating is Charity Navigator's highest rating, indicating that Glaucoma Research Foundation exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in its cause.
26-Aug-2021 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Stem Cell Therapy for Glaucoma - Are We There Yet?

At present, the only FDA approved method of treating glaucoma is to lower eye pressure; this slows the progression of glaucomatous optic nerve damage but does not completely halt it, and certainly does not regenerate damaged nerve tissue.
16-Jun-2017 11:45 AM EDT

Stem Cells Possible Future Treatment for Glaucoma, Say Wills Eye Researchers

Stem cells may have the potential to protect the optic nerve from further damage and slow the progression of vision loss due to glaucoma. Stem cells may also have the potential to replace ocular tissues that have degenerated in eyes with glaucoma.
17-Mar-2016 9:05 AM EDT

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Glaucoma Research Foundation to Honor and Celebrate Glaucoma Innovators at Annual Gala

San Francisco, CA - January 28, 2022: Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) President and CEO, Thomas M. Brun...
28 Jan 2022

Glaucoma Research Foundation to Honor Vanderbilt's David Calkins, PhD with President's Award at their Annual Gala

David Calkins, PhD, a leading authority on the neurobiological basis of vision loss in blinding eye diseas...
28 Jan 2022

New Avenues for Vision Restoration Research (Video)

In the Weston Family glaucoma research lecture from October 28, 2021, Adriana Di Polo, PhD discusses recen...
01 Nov 2021

Home IOP Measurements: What they can tell us

Understanding how your IOP (intraocular pressure) changes over time can help you and your doctor feel conf...
01 Sep 2021

Are You an Open-Angle Glaucoma Suspect?

If you've been told you are a glaucoma suspect, you're in good company — there are several million g...
01 Sep 2021

When You Have Cataracts and Glaucoma

Cataract surgery may be combined with one of several glaucoma surgeries. Your doctor will take a number of...
01 Sep 2021

GRF Holds Catalyst Meeting: Solving Neurodegeneration

Neurodegeneration is a condition common to many diseases, both congenital and age‐related, and to acute ...
01 Sep 2021

Glaucoma Research Foundation Earns Highest Rating from Charity Navigator for Fifth Consecutive Year

Glaucoma Research Foundation's strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency h...
26 Aug 2021

Glaucoma Research Foundation Receives $1.5 million Gift for Collaborative Vision Restoration Initiative

Donation is the third major gift from Steve and Michele Kirsch to support collaborative glaucoma research ...
18 Aug 2021

Scientists discover gene therapy provides neuroprotection to prevent glaucoma vision loss

An NIH-funded research project found that calcium modulator CaMKII protects the optic nerve in mice, openi...
29 Jul 2021

Ophthalmology Times Announces Strategic Alliance Partnership with the Glaucoma Research Foundation

_Ophthalmology Times_, a leading multimedia platform dedicated to ophthalmologists, announces the addition...
01 Jul 2021

High Caffeine Consumption May Be Associated With Increased Risk of Glaucoma

Consuming large amounts of daily caffeine may increase the risk of glaucoma more than three-fold for those...
14 Jun 2021

Restoring Vision in Glaucoma: More than Meets the Eye

New strategies are needed to rethink how we treat glaucoma to do more than just manage eye pressure —...
03 May 2021

Vision Restoration Explained

The Catalyst for a Cure Vision Restoration research team is exploring and developing novel strategies to p...
02 May 2021

Will I Go Blind?

One of the most frequent questions we get from patients with glaucoma is “Will I go blind?” Gl...
01 May 2021

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