Jason Meyer, PhD, is a BrightFocus Foundation success story and a pioneer in the effort to regenerate eye tissue that is damaged by glaucoma.
Dr. Gokoffski from the USC Roski Eye Institute expresses her gratitude for the research she was able to achieve thanks to the donors of BrightFocus Foundation.
Learn about secondary glaucoma, which occurs as a result of another disease or injury that causes or contributes to an increase in eye pressure.
Learn about a treatment option for glaucoma by which a small device, called a shunt, is inserted into eye. A shunt is a small tube that creates an alternative passageway for the excess fluid to drain, reducing the pressure in the eye.
This animation provides information on the vitrectomy procedure, which is used to treat disorders of the retina and vitreous portion of the eye.
Learn about a number of treatment options that are designed to slow down, or stop damage to the eye that is caused by glaucoma.
Learn about the various forms of childhood glaucoma, also called juvenile glaucoma
Learn about cataracts, a leading cause of vision loss around the world.
Learn about a special procedure, called a trabeculectomy, that is used in the treatment of glaucoma.
Learn about a laser surgical option for the treatment of open angle glaucoma is called selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT).