glaucoma research foundation logo in black
1125619190 asian man blog mobile v2

GRF Blog

This is the place for the latest information about our work here at Glaucoma Research Foundation and for current events in the world of eye health. All breakthroughs and insights are made possible through the dedication of researchers, and through the continued financial support and active involvement of the community.

GRF Blog

This is the place for the latest information about our work here at Glaucoma Research Foundation and for current events in the world of eye health. All breakthroughs and insights are made possible through the dedication of researchers, and through the continued financial support and active involvement of the community.

Photo of CBD oil made by extracting CBD from the cannabis plant and then diluting it with a carrier oil

Unapproved Glaucoma Treatments

There are many unapproved treatments that are promoted on the internet and elsewhere, including marijuana/cannabidiol (CBD), stem cells, herbal medicines, and nutritional supplements.

Child with glaucoma wearing glasses

Childhood Glaucoma: Questions and Answers

Childhood glaucoma occurs in one out of every 10,000 births in the United States. In most cases, childhood glaucoma is diagnosed by the age of six months, with 80% diagnosed in the first year of life.

eye doctor and patient eye exam both wear masks during coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus Eye Safety

Experts say guarding your eyes — as well as your hands and mouth — can slow the spread of coronavirus.