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

  • Fri, 03/15/2019 - 16:00

    At the annual meeting of the American Glaucoma Society, Dr. Erin Boese was awarded the Young Clinician Scientist Award for her proposal, “The Molecular Genetics of Primary Congenital Glaucoma”. Dr.

  • Thu, 10/04/2018 - 16:30

    Congratulations to Dr. John Fingert on being elected as a member of the Glaucoma Research Society, a prestigious international society of glaucoma doctors and researchers (<100 members), that has a meeting every two years. Dr. Fingert joins University of Iowa faculty Drs.

  • Fri, 09/28/2018 - 16:15

    The New York Academy of Medicine has awarded Dr. Sheffield the 2018 Lewis Rudin Glaucoma Prize for the “most outstanding scholarly article on glaucoma published in a peer-reviewed journal in the previous calendar year”.