Agency Detailed Information
Name: Glaucoma Foundation
Address: 80 Maiden Lane, Suite 700
City: New York State: NY Zip: 10038
Web Site:
Telephone: Local: (212) 285-0080
Fax: (212) 651-1888
Service Areas
-All Counties
 Services Provided to
People of all ages & their families dealing with glaucoma
 Detailed Services Description
Counseling/Social Work/Self-Help: Offers the first interactive email-based support community for young people with glaucoma. A new component of YUP, YUP_Parents offers support to relatives of young glaucoma patients, who are interested in sharing medical & parental experiences. Information and Referral: Maintains a worldwide toll free hotline (1-800-GLAUCOMA, Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm EST) with trained representatives available to answer specific questions relating to glaucoma; provides assistance in finding doctors; & sends out free, informative literature tailored to the general public & glaucoma patients. Outreach Programs: Works in cooperation with companies & organizations to effectively & efficiently screen hundreds of people for glaucoma in a single day with the help of a volunteer team of medical professionals in the community.