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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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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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The Importance of Corneal Thickness

Corneal thickness is important because it can mask an accurate reading of eye pressure, causing doctors to treat you for a condition that may not really exist

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Normal-Tension Glaucoma

In normal-tension glaucoma the optic nerve is damaged even though the pressure in the eye is not very high.

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