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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

  • Dr. Sean Rivera
    Wed, 01/12/2022 - 07:30

    The Glaucoma service is very pleased to announce that Dr. Sean Rivera will be joining our team as the Glaucoma Fellow in July of 2022. Dr. Rivera completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Minnesota and has been practicing as a comprehensive ophthalmologist for 6 years. He is pursuing his interest in glaucoma with fellowship training and we are thrilled to have him!

  • Mon, 08/09/2021 - 11:15

    In a report to Ophthalmology Glaucoma, Dr. Boese reported the first use of minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (GATT) on a patient with glaucoma caused by a myocilin mutation. Read more about it here.

  • Mon, 08/09/2021 - 11:15

    The Fingert Lab and colleagues from the Faroe Islands and Denmark conducted a prospective study of the prevalence of glaucoma on the isolated population of the Faroe Islands located in the North Atlantic. The prevalence of open angle glaucoma in citizens over 40 years of age was 1.1% and highly age-related.