National Glaucoma Research

We accelerate groundbreaking research into the root causes of leading eye diseases and support pioneering prevention strategies and treatments to end glaucoma.


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National Glaucoma Research

Research We Fund

BrightFocus drives innovative research worldwide on Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. Search our grant awards to learn more.

Breakthrough Spotlight

Microglia (green branch-like structures) in a healthy adult mouse retina. Credit: Wai T. Wong, National Eye Institute, NIH.

Breakthrough News

Researchers have found a way to block a “master switch” in the eye and the brain that controls inflammation, introducing a possible target for combatting glaucoma and other neurodegenerative diseases.

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