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.

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

The Peaks and Valleys of IOP

While elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) is the most commonly recognized modifiable risk factor for glaucoma, the role of IOP fluctuation throughout the day and night is being studied as a factor in glaucoma disease development and progression and management.

IOP varies considerably during the 24-hour cycle. A single eye pressure measurement at any given time on any given day in the doctor’s office is a snapshot of what the eye pressure truly is on average.

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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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