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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.

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Stem Cell Therapy for Glaucoma – Are We There Yet?

Stem cell therapies are getting headlines for their potential to cure diseases, including those that affect vision. But an important message is missing: stem cell therapies are not yet proven to be safe and effective for your eyes.

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Rare Forms of Glaucoma

Although primary open-angle glaucoma is the most common type of glaucoma, there are many other types of eye disorders that fall under the spectrum of glaucoma.

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New Priorities for Glaucoma Research

New approaches to treating, managing, and even curing glaucoma are essential to patients and caregivers. Researchers are actively working to advance the field in several key areas.