Applications are now being accepted for the 2023 research campaign
A recent study has found a potential causal link between coffee and primary open angle glaucoma (POAG).
GRSC’s Annual Meeting for Supporters was held online on October 12th.
The meeting included the 12th annual Albert Waxer lecture, “The Impact of Breathing Exercises and the Art of Meditation on Quality of Life in Patients with Glaucoma” delivered by Dr. Monali Malvankar, PhD, followed by a live Q& A session with some of Canada’s leading glaucoma experts.
In an effort to assist newly diagnosed glaucoma patients, GRSC recently produced a free brochure with instructions for taking eyedrops.
A recent study from Taiwan has shown a link between Tinnitus and Glaucoma.
Read more Qs & As in the Fall 2022 Newsletter, or catch up on those you missed on our page dedicated to Glaucoma Questions and Answers.
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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 six million dollars in support of 319 research projects. The Society funds 10 to 15% of all independent glaucoma research in Canada.
Although there is no cure yet for glaucoma, medications and surgery can help you live with the disease and slow its progress.
Click the link below to experience what many glaucoma patients face everyday.
TEST YOUR EYE-Q!
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WORLD GLAUCOMA ASSOCIATION
Check out the World Glaucoma Association’s website that features Glaucoma Information for patients and their loved ones
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
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