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, 03/05/2018 - 09:45

    Dr. Nathan Sears has been awarded the American Glaucoma Society's 2018 Young Clinician-Scientist Research Grant. He plans to use these resources to develop a new animal model of glaucoma to facilitate studies of the causes and cures for this potentially blinding disease.

  • Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:45

    The Cornea and Glaucoma faculty published an article that reviews the influence of glaucoma and glaucoma treatments on the health of the cornea. Read more about it here.

  • 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.