The Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the sight of people who have glaucoma through research and education. GRF was established in 1978 to support medical research into the causes and treatments of glaucoma. The organization also coordinates the Glaucoma Support Network, a national, telephone-based peer support network for glaucoma patients and their families (8:30 am - 5:00 pm, PST, Monday-Friday). GRF welcomes inquiries and encourages public and professional education.
The Glaucoma Research Foundation publishes several brochures on glaucoma. Patient information is free-of-charge. Serial publication: Gleams (newsletter), quarterly--research and therapy information. General Publication: Understanding and Living with Glaucoma--36-page patient guide.
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