The Glaucoma Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of people with glaucoma. The Foundation works to encourage and support basic and applied research in glaucoma with a goal of preserving and restoring vision. We strive to be an important resource to help patients, their families, and at-risk individuals to manage their glaucoma through education and outreach.
The largest rare disease and orphan drug conference globally brings together leading industry, government and regulatory authorities, patient advocacy groups, payers, investors, and solution providers who rely on World Orphan Drug Congress USA to meet, brainstorm, and dialogue on ways to advance orphan drug development and improve access to life-saving therapies — all without having to leave their homes.
The Real World Ophthalmology is a new educational resource created by Dr. Lisa M. Nijm and dedicated to helping young ophthalmologists succeed in early practice. With curated content developed for real-life questions, the bi-annual virtual meeting will provide young ophthalmologists with time-sensitive, real-world insight, and pearls of wisdom to get a head start in their careers.
The mission of the Macular Degeneration Association (MDA) is to find a cure for macular degeneration through disseminating research information while providing education that will improve the quality of life TODAY, TOMORROW, and in the FUTURE for patients, family members, and their caregivers.
The mission of Juliette RP Vision Foundation is to provide scholarships for visually impaired children who are destined for college and U.S. ophthalmology resident physicians who are interested in pursuing research and/or clinical practice in the area of Retinitis Pigmentosa.
The urgent mission of the Foundation Fighting Blindness is to drive the research that will provide preventions, treatments and cures for people affected by retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, Usher syndrome, and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases.
The Children’s Eye Foundation’s mission is to end Preventable Vision Loss in children. The eyes of a child are small miracles. Preventable vision loss is a huge tragedy. If we can look into the eyes of every child, we can prevent the preventable. We can treat the treatable. We can correct the correctable.