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Glaucoma Research Foundation Announces $1.3 Million in 2022 Research Grants

Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) today announced a total of $1.3 million in annual research grants to support 10 investigators at prominent universities across the United States.
9-Mar-2022 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Oluwatosin U. Smith, MD joins Glaucoma Research Foundation Board of Directors

Glaucoma Research Foundation, the nation’s most experienced foundation dedicated solely to glaucoma research and education, recently elected Oluwatosin “Tosin” Smith, MD to its Board of Directors.
9-Mar-2022 1:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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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


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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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