Glaucoma Service Foundation Fundraiser Night AT CAMPBELL’S FIELD!

We are hoping you donate tickets to the Camden Miracle League. The Camden Miracle League is a wonderful group that gives disabled kids and and young adults a chance to participate in baseball.  The Rivershark’s mascot and the group coordinator from theRiversharks is attending their last game of their season and would give these donated tickets out at their afternoon game. Here is the link to this organization: http://www.ccnjml.org/

Each ticket purchased using our code (see attached flyer) will ...

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Chipotle Fundraiser

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Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Glaucoma Service Foundation. Come in to the Chipotle at 1200 Walnut St in Philadelphia on Tuesday, June 9th between 4:00pm and 8:00pm. Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Glaucoma Service Foundation.

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Optic Disc Hemorrhage Chat Highlights – April 1, 2015

Optic Disc Hemorrhage Chat Highlights – April 1, 2015

Guest Speaker – Dr. Anand Mantravadi

Lorraine Miller – Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

 

Moderator:  Welcome to this evening’s chat!  Our guest glaucoma specialist is Dr. Anand Mantravadi and the topic for tonight is Optic Disc Hemorrhage.  If everyone is ready, let’s begin!

P:   Doctor, what is an optic disc hemorrhage?

Dr. Mantravadi:    Optic disc hemorrhages are hemorrhages oriented perpendicular to the optic disc margin.   They are strongly associated with glaucoma.  The mechanisms are not clear.  ...

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Volunteer Needed!

With the passing of Moderator Steve, we are searching for a volunteer to help keep the glaucoma chats going.

  • This volunteer would help prepare questions for upcoming glaucoma chat topics.
  • This volunteer would help turn the raw chat transcript data into readable chat highlights for the website.
  • This volunteer would need good writing skills as well as some glaucoma knowledge.

Interested candidates please contact us.

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World Glaucoma Week – Chat Highlights March 4, 2015

World Glaucoma Week

Chat Highlights – March 4, 2015 Guest Speaker – Dr. Jillia Bird

Lorraine Miller – Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

 

Moderator:  Our guest speaker for tonight is Dr. Jillia Bird, current President of the World Glaucoma Patient Association.  Dr. Bird is an optometrist from Antigua.   Welcome back, Dr. Bird, to our chat!

P:   When is World Glaucoma Week this year?

Dr. Bird:   World Glaucoma Week (WGW) starts this Sunday, March 8thand runs through Saturday, March 14th.

P:   What is the theme of the ...

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“Moderator Steve” Passes Away

steveIt is with a heavy heart we report that long time chat room volunteer and friend of the Foundation, Steve Beck has lost his battle with cancer. Steve had volunteered his time since 1999 as a chat room moderator and will be greatly missed. RIP “Moderator Steve”.

A Celebration of Life for Steve will be held Sunday March 15, 2015 at Creekside ...

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