NEW: Patient Education Website
Looking for a trusted website with insights on glaucoma such as who is at risk, what are the symptoms and how glaucoma can be treated? The latest addition to the WGA knowledge platform is www.glaucomapatients.org.
A website with un-biased information about glaucoma, using easy accessible language in a user-friendly platform.
Posted 2 days ago
This Thursday May 23, 2019, 9:00 AM (EST) we welcome you to join the latest World Glaucoma Association webinar, brought to you by the Associate Advisory Board of the WGA. Register now via wga.one/wga/meet-the-glaucoma-expert-webinar/. ... See MoreSee Less
Looking for the recorded sessions of previous congresses? For WGC-2013, WGC-2015 and WGC-2017 all sessions are free to watch via www.pathlms.com/wga. Participants of #WGC2019 will get their log-in details for the past World Glaucoma Congress in Melbourne soon! ... See MoreSee Less
Posted 3 weeks ago
It is with great pleasure that we announce that the Journal of Glaucoma (JOG) has become the official journal of WGA! The JOG is currently the only scientific journal devoted to glaucoma that is indexed. As the official journal of the WGA, online access to the JOG is now free to all members of our affiliated Glaucoma Societies, including all ophthalmologists from sub-Saharan countries and glaucoma fellows worldwide. ow.ly/wIhk50qrd1X ... See MoreSee Less
See Part 2 of the video Trabectome Surgery: Stand-Alone And Combined With Cataract Surgery from the WGC-2017 Film Festival, where Sarah Farukhi demonstrates the surgical steps of Trabectome surgery. Trabectome is FDA cleared for micro-invasive management of glaucoma. ow.ly/RtxJ50qrcIx ... See MoreSee Less
Do you want to help other people cope with their glaucoma by starting a glaucoma support group? The WGPA (World Glaucoma Patient Association) exists to better the lives of glaucoma patients by encouraging the establishment of and cooperation among Glaucoma Patient Organizations worldwide. The WGPA website provides valuable information on how to start a glaucoma support group. Learn more about it here: ow.ly/E3ga50qrcvm ... See MoreSee Less
We are proud to have welcomed five fellows from Sub-Saharan Africa to #WGC2019 in Melbourne at #WGC2019. The fellows will also receive 3 months of training at an Australian institute. Get to know them here: ow.ly/ybsG50qrc9R ... See MoreSee Less
It was once believed that the cause of most or all glaucomas was high pressure within the eye (known as intraocular pressure – sometimes abbreviated as IOP). It is now established, however, that even people without an abnormally high IOP may suffer from glaucoma. For more information on the causes, symptoms and treatment options for glaucoma, visit our patient education website. ow.ly/OzEU50qrbT9 ... See MoreSee Less