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Glaucoma Research Foundation

  • Second leading cause of blindness
  • Prevent vision lost by investing in innovative research, education and support with the ultimate goal of finding a cure
  • Over 80% of funds go to program expenses
  • Over 3 million Americans have glaucoma, but only half of those know they have it
  • African Americans are 15 times more likely to be visually impaired from glaucoma than Caucasians
  • Foundation’s “Catalyst for a Cure Biomarkers Initiative” has funded $1.6 million in research grants
  • CFC #12118