Funding Cutting-Edge Research
and Educational Outreach

The Glaucoma Foundation is dedicated to developing a cure for glaucoma through innovative research, collaboration and education. Our goal is to eradicate blindness caused by glaucoma.

About Glaucoma

Educate yourself on the eye and how it works, diagnosing glaucoma, exfoliation syndrome, and glaucoma treatments.

Living with Glaucoma

People deal differently with their glaucoma diagnosis and the reality of living with a chronic disease.
Read their stories.

Research

The Glaucoma Foundation has been funding groundbreaking glaucoma research for over 30 years.

Is my blood pressure linked to my eye pressure (IOP)?

Blood pressure and eye pressure vary independently.  Controlling blood pressure does not mean IOP is controlled. But studies have shown that patients with high blood pressure have an increased risk for glaucoma. Very high blood pressure is not good for glaucoma.

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Your donation matters.

Since it’s founding in 1984, The Glaucoma Foundation has never wavered from its principle mission: to fund cutting edge glaucoma research and to educate the public about glaucoma, its diagnosis, and its treatment. The support of individuals like you has provided us with the resources to deliver on this mission.

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