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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Improving Glaucoma Medication Adherence
Principal Investigator:

Kelly W. Muir

Location: Durham, NC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: March 2017 - February 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $51,182
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Anticipated Impact on Veteran's Healthcare: Over 1 million Veterans live with uncorrectable visual impairment that is severe enough to reduce quality of life and independence. We propose to test an intervention designed to improve glaucoma medication adherence with the ultimate goal of reducing glaucoma- related blindness in Veterans. Project Background: Glaucoma is a leading cause of irreversible blindness among Veterans and across the US. The number of Americans with glaucoma is rising due to...

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