To Life, L’Chayim!

This is the traditional toast used by Jewish people throughout the world during happy occasions and holidays. As I complete my third term as Chairman of the Glaucoma Service Foundation and ninth year as a board member, I wish to offer YOU our loyal readers a toast, to life. Your healthy vision is our main concern. Vision is only one of our senses, yet it has a profound effect on our every day life. Yet, there are people who survive ...

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Glaucoma Research Center 2011 Update

With a new year fully underway, the Glaucoma Research Center is closing out some studies and opening up some new ones. The following is a list of the studies we are currently recruiting for.

1. INOTEK– This Phase II study is testing a new drug for safety and effectiveness in lowering eye pressure in patients with ocular hypertension or primary open angle glaucoma. This drug is not FDA approved yet, therefore; careful observation over a short period of time will take ...

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In The Research Corner

By Sheryl S. Wizov

When visiting your glaucoma doctor, you could be approached to participate in a research study. The Research Center and your doctor have determined that you may be a good candidate for a specific study. A staff member will explain the study to you in detail. If you are in agreement, your written permission will be obtained. This consent form must first be signed by you, witnessed by the staff and signed by a physician before the study ...

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