Welcome to the Chandler Grant Glaucoma Society

A Message from the President . . .

Welcome to the Chandler Grant Glaucoma Society website.  Since the Society was founded in 1982, its members have worked to carry on the ethical and moral values of our namesakes, Dr. Paul Chandler and Dr. W. Morton Grant.  A key focus of our members is the continuing effort to prevent blindness from glaucoma through innovative research, development of clinical applications of scientific knowledge, and raising public awareness of glaucoma.

Initial members of the Society were fellows who trained directly under Drs. Chandler and Grant.  Current (and future) members include ophthalmologists in subsequent generations of Chandler and Grant fellows which fosters our ability to carry on the principles started by these two great physicians.

Sincerely,


Janey Wiggs, MD, PhD
President 


IN THE NEWS

AERIE PHARMACEUTICALS COMMITS TO FIVE-YEAR GRANT TO FUND AWARD

The Chandler Grant Glaucoma Society (CGGS) is pleased to announce an exclusive five-year partnership with Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc., to fund the distinguished David L. Epstein Clinician-Scientist Research Award.

The CGGS created this award to honor Dr. Epstein, who is widely \considered to be one of the most influential leaders in the world of glaucoma and glaucoma research over the past 40 years.

The award is a small way to honor his commitment to the scientific understanding and cure of glaucoma through the support of promising clinician-scientists in research environments. As Joel Schuman, MD, past-president, CGGS, once wrote in a tribute to Dr. Epstein, his “greatest legacy is the army of clinician-scientists whom he inspired throughout his years.” 

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CGGS Announces 2020 David Epstein Clinician-Scientist Awardee



Upcoming Events

CGGS members are invited to "meet up" to socialize and enjoy collegiality during the

  2021 AAO Annual Mtg.


Fall Election Ballot 

The Fall Election Ballot was emailed on October 1st.

Members are reminded to cast their vote!  Click here to access the ballot. This is a secure link and you will be asked to enter your email and password.

The deadline is November 2nd.

CGGS Dinner/Program

coincides with the

2022 American Glaucoma Society Annual Meeting scheduled for

March 3-5

CGGS Program - TBD


Past Events

2021 ASCRS Annual Mtg

CGGS hosted Meet Up - July 23





Society News

Learn About Glaucoma

Glaucoma is an eye disease that has been called the "sneak thief of sight" because permanent damage to the eye can occur before patient even notices symptoms.  That is why early detection and management of this chronic disease is so important.

Information from the American Glaucoma Society -  click here 
Information from the American Academy of Ophthalmology -
click here


    THANK YOU  TO  AERIE PHARMACEUTICALS

    FOR THEIR COMMITMENT TO SUPPORT THE  DAVID L. EPSTEIN CLINICIAN-SCIENTIST RESEARCH AWARD 

Chandler Grant Glaucoma Society
850 Ridge Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15212
412-321-5030 FAX 412-321
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cggs@acms.org


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