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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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Researcher Spotlight: Derek Welsbie, MD, PhD

Dr. Derek Welsbie’s patients know him as a skilled and compassionate glaucoma doctor. They may not know that he is also a dedicated researcher focused on restoring vision in glaucoma patients.

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Ophthalmology Times: Best Programs

Annually the publication Ophthalmology Times surveys chairpersons and directors of residency programs across the U.S. to determine the best overall programs, best patient care programs, and best research programs.

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Traumatic Glaucoma

Traumatic glaucoma is any glaucoma caused by an injury to the eye. This type of glaucoma can occur both immediately after an injury to the eye or years later.

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Understand Your Glaucoma Diagnosis

The diagnosis of glaucoma is made when your eye doctor notices a particular type of damage in the optic nerve known as cupping. This diagnostic finding can occur with or without high intraocular pressure.

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