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THE MARATHON IS BACK! 

To join us in fundraising, please click the JOIN THE TEAM button below

To support your favourite team member while sitting this one out, click the ‘SPONSOR NOW‘ button below
(For more info, click here and see pgs 2-3)

RESULTS FOR GRSC’s 2022 GRANT CAMPAIGN ARE IN!

Congratulations Dr. Phillipe Monnier, the recipient of the 2022 Mel Mitzel Research Excellence Award!

We wish Dr. Monnier and all of this year’s grant recipients the best of luck on their research.

Dedicated and Committed to Glaucoma Research

The review process is underway for applications submitted for the 2022 research campaign

NEWS ABOUT GLAUCOMA

JORDAN TIDD: SECOND EXHIBIT ANNOUNCED

Jordan Tidd has announced her second exhibit, scheduled for July 23rd!

Details on her first exhibit, including a link to her website can be found in our Spring 2022 Newsletter.

GLAUCOMA LINKED WITH TINNITUS

A recent study from Taiwan has shown a link between Tinnitus and Glaucoma. You can learn more by clicking here.

IMPROVING THE READING PERFORMANCE OF GLAUCOMA PATIENTS

Glaucoma can negatively affect a person’s performance in reading, shopping and navigating while walking or driving. A recent study aims to better understand this to improve on the experience of glaucoma patients.

Click here to learn more from GRSC’s 2022 Spring Newsletter

HIGHER RATE OF FALLS IN OLDER ADULTS WITH GLAUCOMA

Getting your house in order may have added benefits for the quality of life in older glaucoma patients.

Click here for that and more, in our Spring 2022 Newsletter.

DR. RAJIV BINDLISH ANSWERS YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT GLAUCOMA

Read more Qs & As in the Spring 2022 Newsletter, or catch up on those you missed on our page dedicated to Glaucoma Questions and Answers.

GET THE LATEST NEWS DIRECT TO YOUR INBOX

To receive updates on the latest glaucoma news and events, email us at info@glaucomaresearch.ca and we’ll add your name to our mailing list.

Glaucoma Research

Glaucoma Research Society of Canada grants $251,419 for 13 Research Projects in 2021:

FUNDING NEW IDEAS

The Glaucoma Research Society of Canada is the only Canadian non-profit organization solely dedicated to funding glaucoma research. Since 1989, it has raised more than five million dollars in support of 247 research projects. The Society funds 10 to 15% of all independent glaucoma research in Canada.

GLAUCOMA TREATMENTS

Although there is no cure yet for glaucoma, medications and surgery can help you live with the disease and slow its progress.

TREATMENT INFORMATION

GLAUCOMA RESOURCES

GLAUCOMA SIMULATOR
Click the link below to experience what many glaucoma patients face everyday.

GLAUCOMA SIMULATOR


TEST YOUR EYE-Q!
Find out how much you know about glaucoma with this free test!


WORLD GLAUCOMA ASSOCIATION
Check out the
World Glaucoma Association’s website that features Glaucoma Information for patients and their loved ones


FREE DOWNLOAD of book

Glaucoma: What Every Patient Should Know by Dr. Harry A Quigley.

CHARITABLE OPTIONS

Giving to The Glaucoma Research Society of Canada

Many of our supporters have discovered that they don’t need to be wealthy to make a profound difference …

GRSC’s DONATION PAGE includes several options for making a financial contribution:
send an eCard for most any occasion – please note the option following the credit card info (as seen in this photo)

make smaller, monthly contributions that add up over time – please note the option on the top of the page (highlighted in this photo)
make a donation in tribute to a special person or their memory   

 

 

 

 

Demystifying Glaucoma - Online Lecture Series

Dr. Schlenker delivered GRSC’s most popular online event to marl World Glaucoma Week 2022 on March 8th. Glaucoma Surgeries: An Overview, Different Types, and When It’s Time was supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Allergan, an AbbVie company. Following the presentation, Dr. Bindlish joined Dr. Schlenker for a lively Q&A session. You can catch up on it all by clicking here.


Visual Fields and OCTs: What are they and how do them? was held on June 3rd, 2021. Following a lecture on Visual Field and Optical Coherence Topography tests that included practical tips for taking and administering the tests, Dr. Catherine Birt answered attendee questions live. You can see the full event by clicking here!


The Importance of Eye Drops: Tips, Tricks, and Instructional Lecture presented by GRSC’s Dr. Rajiv Bindlish. For the Lecture portion of the webinar presented by GRSC on March 9th in celebration of World Glaucoma Week 2021, please click here. We hope you find it enjoyable and informative!



ANNUAL ALBERT WAXER LECTURE

Dr. Enitan Sogbesan delivered the 11th Annual Albert Waxer Lecture titled, Creating a Virtual Reality App for Patient Education, Treatment Adherence & Quality of Life at GRSC’s Annual Supporters’ Meeting on October 6th, 2021. He was later joined by Dr. Rajiv Bindlish, Dr. Catherine Birt, and Dr. Cindy Hutnik for a live Q&A session with attendees. Click here to see a recording of the event

Dr. Cindy Hutnik and her research team Dr. Vinay Kansal, Dr. James Armstrong and Jacqueline Slomovic, present at GRSC’s Annual Supporters’ Meeting in October 2020. Click here to learn more about recent Canadian glaucoma statistics, how glaucoma affects people, why further research is so important, along with the initial findings from Dr. Hutnik’s project Effect of Neuroprotective Drugs in Glaucoma – a 2020 GRSC grant recipient.
(Click here to see other highlights from GRSC’s 2020 Annual Supporters’ Meeting.

OTHER GLAUCOMA VIDEOS:

Glaucoma Educational Video Link (half way down page) shared courtesy of Oakville Eye Associates