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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
  • 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

  • Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:15

    January 2018, Dr. Bettis, Amber Bettis, and Dr. Havens (from University of Nebraska) travel to Haiti and partner with local ophthalmologists in Cap Haitien to provide glaucoma care to the underserved.

  • Thu, 12/14/2017 - 10:15

    Dr. Ritch presented his lecture, "Exfoliation Syndrome: A New Frontier” on October 20th and is pictured (right-center) with Raya Armaly (to his right) and Aida Armaly (to his left) and with the Glaucoma Service Faculty: Young Kwon, John Fingert, Dan Bettis, Nathan Sears, and Lee Alward.

  • Wed, 10/25/2017 - 09:30

    Dr. Janey Wiggs, MD PHD is one of the world’s leading glaucoma / genetics experts, a Professor at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and the Principal Investigator of the NEIGHBORHOOD consortium of glaucoma genetics researchers. She gave the first annual Charles D.