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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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The Amazing Eye: The Mechanics of Vision

Two parts comprise the visual system: The optical system (your eye) and the perceptual system (your brain). Fundamentally, the brain analyzes the information your eye gathers.

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Why Do I Need a Visual Field Test?

The visual field test is a subjective measure of central and peripheral vision, or “side vision,” and is used by your doctor to diagnose, determine the severity of, and monitor your glaucoma.

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What are the Symptoms of Glaucoma?

The most common form of glaucoma typically has no early warning signs. It develops slowly and sometimes without noticeable sight loss for many years.

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Glaucoma and Pregnancy

As more women start families later in life, it is now more common for female glaucoma patients to become pregnant.

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Will I Go Blind?

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

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