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Oct 22, 2014, 12:38 ET Glaucoma Foundation Holds Third Scientific Think Tank On Exfoliation Syndrome

 The Glaucoma Foundation's recently concluded 2014 International Scientific Think Tank was TGF's third consecutive annual gathering to...


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...


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 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...


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...