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Jul 24, 2014, 17:18 ET
San Francisco philanthropist Paul S. May (left) photographed in 2011 with Glaucoma Research Foundation President and CEO Thomas M. Brunner, left behind a remarkable legacy of goodwill and kindness through the numerous organizations he generously supported including Glaucoma Research Foundation. (PRNewsFoto/Glaucoma Research Foundation)

Glaucoma Research Foundation Receives $1 Million Bequest from San Francisco Philanthropist Paul S. May

Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) received a $1 million bequest from Paul S. May, a well-known San Francisco businessman and philanthropist who...

Sep 25, 2013, 07:45 ET

The Glaucoma Foundation Receives $1.5 Million Gift

The Glaucoma Foundation (TGF) has announced a $1.5 million gift commitment from The Gerald and Daphna Cramer Family Foundation. This unrestricted...

Jun 27, 2013, 08:46 ET

The Glaucoma Foundation has New Focus on Exfoliation Syndrome

 Since its founding by Dr. Robert Ritch in 1984, The Glaucoma Foundation (TGF) has been funding groundbreaking glaucoma research, primarily in...

Jan 28, 2009, 08:00 ET

Glaucoma Research Foundation to Hold Annual Fundraising Benefit

The Glaucoma Research Foundation is holding its Annual Fundraising Benefit this evening in San Francisco. This annual event will take place at the...

Dec 29, 2008, 08:00 ET

Glaucoma Research Foundation Celebrates National Glaucoma Awareness Month

In celebration of National Glaucoma Awareness Month, Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) will commemorate its 31st Anniversary with a benefit at the...

Dec 09, 2008, 10:41 ET

GRF to Present Groundbreaking Research for Glaucoma at January 28 Gala

The Glaucoma Research Foundation will be presenting its annual Research Overview by the four principal investigators of the GRF-funded Catalyst for...

Jan 03, 2008, 00:00 ET

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Glaucoma Awareness Month, Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) will commemorate...

Dec 05, 2007, 00:00 ET

Glaucoma Research Foundation 30th Anniversary Gala Set for Jan. 23, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- During National Glaucoma Awareness Month, Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) celebrates its 30th...

Sep 17, 2003, 01:00 ET

New Mobile Glaucoma Screening Vehicle Unveiled on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Congressional leaders will attend the dedication of a new mobile eye screening unit that initially will...

Mar 06, 2002, 00:00 ET

Capitol Vision Campaign Opens Eyes to Glaucoma Risks

WASHINGTON, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Congressional Glaucoma Caucus, Friends of the Congressional Glaucoma Caucus Foundation, and Pharmacia...

May 31, 2000, 01:00 ET

Former Baseball All-Star Kirby Puckett Urges Each American to 'Know Your Eye Pressure'

NEW YORK, May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Minnesota Twins all-star Kirby Puckett and The Glaucoma Foundation are teaming up in Manhattan today to...

Jul 19, 1999, 01:00 ET

Support in Cyberspace: Young People with Glaucoma Share Concerns Via New Interactive Outlet

NEW YORK, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- When Aaryn Landers was diagnosed with glaucoma four years ago at age 15, the bubbly Texas teenager was too...

Jan 04, 1999, 00:00 ET

Glaucoma Myths Mask Need for Eye Exam That Can Save Sight; January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- If you think glaucoma is a disease of old age, that it primarily strikes people with diabetes, or that you're...

Jan 19, 1998, 00:00 ET

Glaucoma Research Foundation Announces Results of National Survey on Glaucoma

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent national survey conducted by the Glaucoma Research Foundation, public awareness of...

Jan 05, 1998, 00:00 ET

Glaucoma Foundation Cites Advances in Campaign Against Blinding Disease

NEW YORK, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Four million Americans have glaucoma, but only half are aware they have it, because there are no symptoms until...

Jan 05, 1998, 00:00 ET

New Guidelines in Glaucoma Detection: The Puff is Not Enough

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) released a statement today that the "puff of air" tonometry test...

Jun 04, 1997, 01:00 ET

The Glaucoma Foundation Fourth Annual Optic Nerve Think Tank

WHAT: Glaucoma Foundation's Scientific Think Tank on Optic Nerve Rescue and Restoration Fourth Annual Meeting...