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

  • Mon, 11/02/2015 - 10:45

    Dr. Jost Jonas presented the 11th annual Mansour F. Armaly Lecture at the University of Iowa’s Glaucoma Clinical Conference on October 23rd. His lectures on myopia and optic nerve analysis were well-received by the University faculty, community ophthalmologists and the Armaly family. Above Dr. Jonas (center back row) is pictured with Aida Armaly, Dr. Raya Armaly (center front row) and with the glaucoma faculty members.

  • Mon, 10/05/2015 - 12:30

    Dr. Wallace L.M. Alward has produced a teaching site for residents and others interested in learning about glaucoma. It breaks glaucoma into fifty bite-sized lectures that average 14 minutes in length (range 4 to 37 minutes). In total the curriculum is just under 12 hours long. It is highly visual with >900 images and >90 movie clips. The site is located at: http://curriculum.iowaglaucoma.org.

  • Mon, 10/05/2015 - 10:15

    Dr. Lee Alward recently was the Guest of Honor and delivered the Ruthanne and Richard Simmons Lecture at the New England Ophthalmological Society (the country's oldest eye society). This photo was taken of Dr. Dick Simmons, one of the giants in glaucoma, and Dr. Alward holding the Revere Bowl presented to Dr. Alward at the occasion.