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National Glaucoma Research

New research by a BrightFocus-funded researcher shows that glaucoma is more than twice as likely to worsen in people who are heavy cigarette smokers.

Nov 15, 2022
National Glaucoma Research

Lifestyle changes for older adults with glaucoma, such as aerobic exercise and mindfulness meditation, can also benefit overall health and well-being.

Nov 8, 2022
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This article will focus on several areas of investigation in the use of adult stem cells to treat glaucoma, as well as some important points to consider if you are interested in an adult stem cell treatment for glaucoma.

Sep 22, 2022
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This article will help guide you on what to expect during an ophthalmology telemedicine appointment, and how to improve your video visit with a health care provider.

Dec 21, 2021
National Glaucoma Research

Learn about the various forms of childhood glaucoma, as well the associated risk factors, examination procedures, and treatments.

Dec 8, 2021
National Glaucoma Research

Volunteers in a Stanford University clinical trial – supported through National Glaucoma Research, a BrightFocus Foundation program – are helping evaluate the effectiveness of a capsule, implanted in the eye, with the potential to protect against damage to the optic nerve, and possibly enhance vision lost to glaucoma.

Dec 3, 2021
National Glaucoma Research

Learn some helpful tips to overcome some common challenges when taking glaucoma eye drops.

Dec 3, 2021
National Glaucoma Research

When it comes to physical activity, there are a wealth of opportunities and resources available for people with low vision. These range from simple exercise, to recreational sports, and even competition.

Nov 29, 2021
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Need another reason to eat leafy greens? New research shows eating these types of veggies could lower glaucoma risks. Vegetables ranked by nitrate content

Oct 4, 2021
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Learn helpful information to manage glaucoma during the COVID-19 pandemic, including when to contact your eye doctor, and what to expect if you visit the doctor’s office or hospital.

Aug 31, 2021