Preventing Glaucoma

BCPB has supported various projects based around preventing glaucoma, below are some examples of projects we have supported.

Angle-closure glaucoma in Mongolia

Detection of glaucoma in Nigeria

Open angle glaucoma and Ocular Hypertension

Strategy for glaucomas in Tanzania

Cataract and glaucoma surgery in Sub-Saharan Africa

Other projects have included

1995 – £15,220 to Mater Misericordiae Hospital in Dublin for research into pre-attentive visual mechanisms in glaucoma diagnosis.

2009 – £120,007 to Queen’s University Belfast for a fellowship looking into the genetic basis of glaucoma in India.

2014 – £59,978 to UCL Institute of Ophthalmology to study long-term changes in anterior segment configuration in primary angle closure suspects with or without prophylactic laser iridotomy.