The war on glaucoma blindness takes place on three fronts: clinical care, teaching, and research.

The University of Iowa is at the forefront in all three of these arenas:

  • Providing the highest quality patient care with the latest technology – Learn More
  • Educating clinicians, researchers, students and patients – Learn More
  • Researching the causes of glaucoma and developing tools to aid in diagnosis and treatment – Learn More

Recent News

  • The American Glaucoma Society 100
    Wed, 07/14/2021 - 14:15

    A 2021 Ophthalmology Glaucoma article reported the 100 most impactful articles in clinical glaucoma care based on literature citations and polling American Glaucoma Society members. Ten of these articles included University of Iowa faculty members among the authors. Dr. Wallace Alward was an author on 8 of these articles. Dr. Hayreh was an author of 5 of these articles.

  • Assistant Professor Erin A. Boese receiving certificate
    Fri, 07/09/2021 - 13:30

    Glaucoma Service faculty member, Assistant Professor Erin A. Boese, was selected as the 2020-2021 teacher of the year by University of Iowa medical students rotating through the eye department.

  • Dr. Boese playing violin while seated at a piano
    Fri, 02/05/2021 - 15:30

    Dr. Boese plays violin in a UI Health Care's PROJECT ART in a virtual performance of Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus. She is seated at the piano in the middle of the photo above (more to the upper left in the video of the whole group). Click on this link to hear the performance.