TGF is conducting a survey to learn about your experiences with various glaucoma treatments. The Glaucoma Foundation is partnering with a major pharmaceutical company to give you the opportunity to share some of your experiences with glaucoma medications and delivery systems. Understanding your needs and concerns will drive advancements in treatment, making it easier and safer to manage glaucoma with
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Did you miss our live panel? Click here to watch the video. Award-winning documentary filmmaker Joseph Lovett has glaucoma, a disease that affects an estimated 80 million people around the world and robs 4.5 million of their vision. After years of slowly losing his sight, Joe's fear of going blind intensifies; he needs to understand how other people are living
During these days when so many of us are spending increased hours working or communicating in front of a home computer or another digital screen, it’s particularly important for those living with glaucoma to be aware of concerns regarding excessive digital use. Dry eyes, watery eyes, blurred vision, and increased sensitivity to light are some of the most common symptoms
Award-winning documentary filmmaker Joseph Lovett has glaucoma, a disease that affects an estimated 80 million people around the world and robs 4.5 million of their vision. After years of slowly losing his sight, Joe's fear of going blind intensifies; he needs to understand how other people are living with their vision loss. Joe's pursuit leads him to places and people
The TGF Art Challenge was a real success! Thanks to your support, we surpassed our goal to fund sight-saving research. You can still help us achieve our next fundraising milestone: $40,000. Visit our online gallery to see all the submitted pieces. Every dollar raised through the TGF Art Challenge will support the Foundation’s next research grant cycle in the spring
The times continue to be challenging. But we want you to know that TGF has been hard at work, with a special focus on our research program. Each year, TGF awards seed grants for innovative projects that provide a platform for large and impactful research advances. We recently announced a new granting platform focused on the topic of intraocular pressure-independent
The TGF Art Challenge is raising money to fund sight-saving research. Beginning as a website gallery of original artworks, it will culminate in a beautiful hardbound art book. You can join our challenge as an artist or an art lover, beginning today and through September 14. Images will begin appearing in the gallery on Tuesday, August 11. 1. Artists: Ask
Do you have questions about long-term care or financial assistance for senior care and living expenses? Click here to see a handy guide that has information on this and so much more!
"The New Normal" With states at various stages of opening up, doctors are also beginning to reopen their offices and see patients. Due to COVID-19, many glaucoma patients have missed their regular appointments to test for progression. And, as anyone who has recently made an office visit knows, it’s a “new normal”. New protocols are in place to limit exposure. Everything has had to be considered, from pre-appointment contacts and check-in procedures to screen for potential COVID-19 symptoms (e.g. taking the patient’s temperature