• CARES April 2014

    The Glaucoma CARES conference is set for April 26, 2014. The event includes lectures given by Wills Eye glaucoma physicians, free screenings for glaucoma, education resources and more.

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    CARES April 2014
     
  • 36th Annual E B Spaeth Oration

    The 36th Annual E B Spaeth Oration was held on January 24, 2013 and took place at the oldest medical society in the United States.

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    36th Annual E B Spaeth Oration
     
  • Are you an informed patient?

    Visit the Glaucoma Service Foundation’s Education section to watch videos and read articles to learn more about and become an informed patient.

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    Are you an informed patient?
     
  • Are You At Risk?

    Do you have risk factors for developing glaucoma in your lifetime?  Learn more about glaucoma risk factors and calculate your odds.  Don’t let glaucoma steal your vision.

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    Are You At Risk?
     
  • Do you need support?

    Sometimes glaucoma patients, family and friends need help coping with the diagnosis of glaucoma.  You are not alone!

     

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    Do you need support?
     
  • Glaucoma Research Center

    The Glaucoma Research Center at Wills Eye  is striving to understand all aspects of glaucoma.  Our clinical research facility takes advantage of an extraordinary clinical population.

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    Glaucoma Research Center
     

 

Glaucoma Service Foundation to Prevent Blindness

 

Welcome to the internet site of the Glaucoma Service Foundation to Prevent Blindness.We believe the best patient care is only possible when patients actively participate in their care and are as informed as possible about glaucoma. This site, voted one of the top five glaucoma websites in the world, provides a wealth of information as well as links to other resources.

This site provides access to unique chat sessions hosted by Glaucoma Service physicians. This chat was honored at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology as “the premiere virtual glaucoma chat support group in the world,” which personalizes the educational outreach of the Service to an unprecedented degree. The chat support group is a cornerstone of the Service’s e-Medicine program, which includes tele-consultation, tele-informatics, and research into the practicality of tele-screening for glaucoma.

The Glaucoma Service Foundation was founded in 1979 by world renowned glaucoma specialist George L. Spaeth, MD and his late wife Ann to support glaucoma education, research and community outreach.

Special thanks to the Robison D. Harley Fund for Glaucoma Education and Research, the lead sponsor for the Annual CARES Conference.

Wills Eye is consistently ranked as one of America's best ophthalmology centers by U.S. News & World Report.