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.
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January, National Glaucoma Awareness Month, is an excellent time to focus on eye health.
4-Jan-2022 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
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
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
Glaucoma Research Foundation Receives $1.5 million Gift For Collaborative Vision Restoration Initiative
The Kirsch gift will be a matching opportunity to inspire other donors to support this groundbreaking research to restore vision lost due to glaucoma.
20-Aug-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) today announced a total of $1.7 million in annual research grants to support 13 investigators at prestigious colleges and universities across the United States.
26-Feb-2021 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites
For his research project studying neuroprotection in glaucoma, Pete Williams, PhD from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm was awarded the 2021 Shaffer Prize for Innovative Glaucoma Research.
1-Feb-2021 6:40 PM EST Add to Favorites
The Catalyst Award will be presented to Ramin Valian of Allergan, an AbbVie Company, in recognition of Allergan's ongoing leadership and commitment to the development of innovative treatments to advance glaucoma care.
15-Jan-2021 8:10 AM EST Add to Favorites
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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 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