• CARES April 9, 2016

    The Glaucoma CARES conference is set for April 9, 2016. The event includes lectures given by Wills Eye glaucoma physicians, free screenings for glaucoma, education resources and more.

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    CARES April 9, 2016
  • 39th Annual EB Spaeth Oration

    Our 39th E B Spaeth Oration speaker was held once again at the College of Physicians, 19 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia on January 14, 2016.

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    39th Annual EB Spaeth Oration
  • Are you an informed patient?

    Visit the Glaucoma Service Foundation’s Education section to watch videos and read articles to learn more about and become an informed patient.

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    Are you an informed patient?
  • Are You At Risk?

    Do you have risk factors for developing glaucoma in your lifetime?  Learn more about glaucoma risk factors and calculate your odds.  Don’t let glaucoma steal your vision.

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    Are You At Risk?
  • Do you need support?

    Sometimes glaucoma patients, family and friends need help coping with the diagnosis of glaucoma.  You are not alone!


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    Do you need support?
  • Glaucoma Research Center

    The Glaucoma Research Center at Wills Eye  is striving to understand all aspects of glaucoma.  Our clinical research facility takes advantage of an extraordinary clinical population.

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    Glaucoma Research Center

Glaucoma Service Foundation to Prevent Blindness

Welcome to the internet site of the Glaucoma Service Foundation to Prevent Blindness.We believe the best patient care is only possible when patients actively participate in their care and are as informed as possible about glaucoma. This site, voted one of the top five glaucoma websites in the world, provides a wealth of information as well as links to other resources.

Support the Glaucoma Service Foundation

Please support the Glaucoma Service Foundation to Prevent Blindness by using this link for all Amazon purchases as .5% of eligible purchases with support our Foundation.


Help Us Meet the Challenge

The Glaucoma Service Foundation to Prevent Blindness is working to meet the challenge of glaucoma through research and education. Help support the research and education activities of the Glaucoma Service Foundation yourself or in the honor or memory of friends and relatives by making a donation.



  • The Glaucoma Service Foundation was founded in 1979 by world renowned glaucoma specialist George L. Spaeth, MD and his late wife Ann to support glaucoma education, research and community outreach.

  • Special thanks to the Robison D. Harley Fund for Glaucoma Education and Research, the lead sponsor for the Annual CARES Conference.

  • Wills Eye is consistently ranked as one of America's best ophthalmology centers by U.S. News & World Report.