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 remarkable physicians. For those trained under the lineage of Drs. Chandler or Grant, we invite you to JOIN US!

Sincerely,


Janey Wiggs, MD, PhD
President 

IN THE NEWS


   

Join Us

CGGS Members attending the

AGS Annual Meeting! 


III Forks Austin

(8 minute walk from the Austin Marriott - site of the AGS Annual Meeting).




We look forward to seeing you in Austin!


CALL FOR NOMINATIONS!

 Nominations to serve as President-Elect and Board of Director will be included as an Agenda item during the Business meeting at the CGGS Annual meeting. 

CGGS members are encouraged to consider becoming involved as a leader of the organization.  

Interested members can contact Ian Conner, MD, PhD or Joshua Stein, MD.


ALCON (formerly 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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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 -
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    THANK YOU  TO  ALCON

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

Chandler Grant Glaucoma Society | 850 Ridge Avenue | Pittsburgh, PA  15212
Phone: 412-321-5030 | Fax: 412-321
-5323

Administrator:  Nadine Popovich | npopovich@acms.org 

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