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Childhood Glaucoma Research Network

Bascom Palmer's Balkan Center is also home to the Childhood Glaucoma Research Network (CGRN), an international organization of more than 200 ophthalmologists in 38 countries who share a mutual interest in advancing pediatric glaucoma research and care. Through worldwide collaboration and emphasis on education, leading physicians from around the globe leverage each other’s experiences and understanding of the disease.

Recently, the CGRN concluded the International Pilot Survey of Childhood Glaucoma. The two-year study is the first-of-its-kind to gather data on the types and treatment methods of childhood glaucoma experienced throughout the world.