Glaucoma Articles

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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Growing Up With Aphakic Glaucoma

Growing Up with Aphakic Glaucoma

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Though I wasn’t born with glaucoma, my journey with visual impairment and chronic eye issues began at birth.
Glaucoma And Contact Lenses: What You Need To Know

Glaucoma and Contact Lenses: What You Need to Know

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If you or someone you know has glaucoma, you might be curious to know how wearing contact lenses could affect the condition.
Tips For Healthy Vision

Tips for Healthy Vision

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May is Healthy Vision Month. Taking steps to care for your eyes can help prevent vision loss from glaucoma and other eye diseases.
Can Eye Pressure Become Too Low?

Can Eye Pressure Become Too Low?

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There is a lot of variability in what pressure an eye can tolerate. But how low is too low?
Tadd Schwab: A Caregiver’s Commitment To A Cure

Tadd Schwab: A Caregiver’s Commitment to a Cure

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“I would guarantee there are people in your life who would join you in supporting researchers working hard to discover new treatments for glaucoma, and even a cure.” — Tadd Schwab
Looking For The Good In Glaucoma

Looking for the Good in Glaucoma

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Five things I wish I’d known about the silent thief of sight. — Lisa Rouh’s personal glaucoma story
Sports, Exercise, And Glaucoma: Safe Practices And Recommendations

Sports, Exercise, and Glaucoma: Safe Practices and Recommendations

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Exercise and sports can be part of a healthy lifestyle for individuals with glaucoma.
The Role Of Stress And Anxiety In Glaucoma: Understanding And Management

The Role of Stress and Anxiety in Glaucoma: Understanding and Management

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The relationship between stress and glaucoma is complex and multifaceted and involves several interconnected factors.
Managing Glaucoma: Effective Lifestyle Changes

Managing Glaucoma: Effective Lifestyle Changes

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Learn about various lifestyle strategies for individuals diagnosed with glaucoma.
Glaucoma In The Digital Age: How Screen Time Affects Your Eyes

Glaucoma in the Digital Age: How Screen Time Affects Your Eyes

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Until more definitive research is available, being proactive about your screen time habits is smart for eye health.
Donor Spotlight: Mona And Edward Zander

Donor Spotlight: Mona and Edward Zander

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Building on GRF’s strong presence in glaucoma genetic research, the Zander Family Research Fund will underwrite early career scientists whose research explores potential gene therapies.
Synergy In Action

Synergy in Action

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Two Concurrent Catalyst Initiatives Push for a Glaucoma Cure — and More
Glaucoma Surgery: What To Expect

Glaucoma Surgery: What To Expect

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Several surgical treatments are available, depending on the type and stage of glaucoma.
The Relationship Between Diabetes And Glaucoma

The Relationship Between Diabetes and Glaucoma

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Diabetes and glaucoma are two common health conditions affecting millions of people worldwide. Both can significantly impact an individual’s quality of life.
The Importance Of Regular Eye Exams To Detect Glaucoma

The Importance of Regular Eye Exams to Detect Glaucoma

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Regular eye exams are crucial for detecting glaucoma because most people with the condition don’t experience any symptoms until they’ve already suffered significant vision loss.
The Impact Of Glaucoma On Mental Health

The Impact of Glaucoma on Mental Health

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Learn about the mental health impacts of living with glaucoma.
2023 Research Progress: Catalyst For A Cure

2023 Research Progress: Catalyst for a Cure

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Glaucoma Research Foundation is dedicated to scientific research that deepens our understanding of glaucoma, generates new treatments, and will ultimately lead to a cure.
The Link Between Alzheimer’S Disease And Glaucoma

The Link Between Alzheimer’s Disease and Glaucoma

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Glaucoma and Alzheimer’s Disease are two of the most severe age-related conditions affecting millions worldwide.
7 Tips For People Newly Diagnosed With Glaucoma

7 Tips for People Newly Diagnosed With Glaucoma

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The first step in managing glaucoma is understanding your specific condition. There are several types of glaucoma, including open-angle and angle-closure.
Sistemas Alternativos De Administración De Fármacos Para Glaucoma: ¿Un Futuro Sin Gotas?

Sistemas alternativos de administración de fármacos para glaucoma: ¿Un futuro sin gotas?

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En la actualidad se están investigando y desarrollando tecnologías “sin gotas” para administrar medicamentos contra glaucoma en el ojo.
Catalyst For A Cure: Un Enfoque Sinérgico De La Investigación Científica

Catalyst for a Cure: un enfoque sinérgico de la investigación científica

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El Dr. John G. Flanagan habla de los recientes descubrimientos que podrían curar glaucoma basándose en los principales logros de la investigación de los 20 años de Catalyst for a Cure.
Glaucoma Y Su Bienestar Emocional

Glaucoma y su bienestar emocional

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Si padece de glaucoma, es posible que esté experimentando problemas emocionales además del impacto de glaucoma en su visión.
¿Habrá Un Tratamiento Seguro Con Células Madre Para Glaucoma En 2023?

¿Habrá un tratamiento seguro con células madre para glaucoma en 2023?

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El médico doctorado Jeffrey Goldberg repasa los avances recientes de la investigación y explica los riesgos potenciales.
Consejos Para Vivir Con Glaucoma

Consejos para vivir con glaucoma

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Si usted o alguien de su entorno tiene baja visión debido al glaucoma o a otra enfermedad ocular, aquí tiene unos sencillos consejos que lo ayudarán a seguir llevando una vida cotidiana activa.
Explicación De La Neurodegeneración

Explicación de la neurodegeneración

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¿Qué es la neurodegeneración? ¿Y cómo afectarán los descubrimientos relacionados con ella a las personas con glaucoma?