Terms & Conditions of Use


The mission of the Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) is to protect the sight and independence of people with glaucoma through research and education. Our goal is to cure glaucoma. To this end, the Glaucoma Research Foundation website provides information and resources on GRF programs, glaucoma, and glaucoma-related issues. GRF works to ensure that the information provided on its official World Wide Website is current, accurate, and useful. Information contained in this website is based on professional advice and expert opinion. However, the information contained on this website should not be considered medical guidance or professional advice. Corrections and additions to this website are made as necessary and as time permits.

The Glaucoma Research Foundation, its representatives, and any other parties involved in the preparation or publication of this website are not responsible for errors or omissions in information provided on this website or any actions resulting from the use of such information.

Visitors are encouraged to confirm the information contained within this website with other reliable sources and to direct any questions concerning their personal health to a licensed eye doctor or other appropriate health care professional.


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The Glaucoma Research Foundation employs cookies so that users of the Glaucoma Research Foundation website can perform actions (request information, register for support, make a donation, etc.) without having to re-enter information on forms. Cookies contain only information that users volunteer.

Copyright and Reprints

The individual documents and website pages provided on the Glaucoma Research Foundation website are copyrighted by the Glaucoma Research Foundation. This information may be downloaded for personal use only. Permission to otherwise reprint, copy, electronically reproduce, or utilize any document on this website, in part or in whole, is expressly prohibited unless prior written consent is obtained from GRF.

To request written permission, please e-mail webmaster@glaucoma.org or write to:

Glaucoma Research Foundation
Attn: Website Request
251 Post St, Ste 600
San Francisco, CA 94108

The compilation of information and materials on this website, including the design, graphics, and information, is copyrighted by the Glaucoma Research Foundation. The unauthorized alteration of the content of this Glaucoma Research Foundation website is expressly prohibited. GRF and its representatives shall not be responsible for any claims, actions or damages which may arise as a result of the unauthorized alteration of this website.

Linked Websites

Web publishers are free to link to the Glaucoma Research Foundation’s website (formal requests are not required). However, we ask that these links clearly state that the creator, author and/or owner of all rights of the linked information is the "Glaucoma Research Foundation" and/or website address is "www.glaucoma.org." Advise the Glaucoma Research Foundation of your link by emailing webmaster@glaucoma.org.

Reciprocal links to other websites are located throughout GRF’s website, www.glaucoma.org. Links to other websites, publications or information resources do not constitute the Glaucoma Research Foundation’s endorsement of those websites or resources. GRF makes no representations or claims as to the quality, content and accuracy of the information, services, or products that may be provided by such resources. Approval and placement of links is at the discretion of GRF.

GRF may modify this disclaimer, or any other information contained in the website, at any time without notice. It is your responsibility to apprise yourself of the most current disclaimer and information.

For more information or to request a link to your organization’s website, please e-mail webmaster@glaucoma.org. Requests should include a statement describing how you wish GRF to link to your website and your intended audience.

Refund Policy

The Glaucoma Research Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt national nonprofit. Your donation is tax deductible to the full extent of the law. To change or cancel a contribution, please contact the Glaucoma Research Foundation at (800) 826-6693, extension 274.


The Glaucoma Research Foundation is proud to be a leading resource on glaucoma and glaucoma-related issues. Let us know what you think of the Glaucoma Research Foundation’s website. We appreciate your comments and ideas. To send us comments about this site or to request information about our copyright and reprints policy or links policy, please contact webmaster@glaucoma.org.

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