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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
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  • Researching the causes of glaucoma and developing tools to aid in diagnosis and treatment – Learn More

Recent News

  • Thu, 03/10/2016 - 10:30

    The Iowa Eye Association’s annual meeting at the University of Iowa (June 10-11) will feature Dr. Alan Crandall of the Moran Eye Center in Utah presenting the Armaly Lecture.

  • Mon, 01/11/2016 - 12:00

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    Dr. Lee Alward will be the Inaugural Recipient of the American Glaucoma Society Outstanding Educator Award in recognition of his extraordinary commitment to advancing glaucoma education to residents, fellows, and colleagues. He was selected by unanimous vote of the AGS Board of Directors. He will be formally recognized at the AGS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale on March 5th, 2016.

    Besides his teaching in the clinic, at professional meetings, and in published articles, Dr. Alward has two educational websites each with an international following: http://gonioscopy.org and his most recent, Iowa Glaucoma Curriculum (http://curriculum.iowaglaucoma.org/) with more than 90 video clips and over 900 images.

  • Wed, 12/16/2015 - 11:30

    The Glaucoma Service is proud to welcome Dr. Jason Kam, who will join the University of Iowa's Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences next year.