NEW: Patient Education Website

Glaucoma information for the general public, patients and their relatives

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.


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Posted 2 days ago

World Glaucoma Association

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

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 https://wga.one/wga/meet-the-glaucoma-expert-webinar/.

Posted 1 week ago

World Glaucoma Association

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

Looking for the recorded sessions of previous congresses? For WGC-2013, WGC-2015 and WGC-2017 all sessions are free to watch via https://www.pathlms.com/wga. Participants of #WGC2019 will get their log-in details for the past World Glaucoma Congress in Melbourne soon!

Posted 1 week ago

World Glaucoma Association

Did you miss the very first WGA ‘Meet the Glaucoma Expert Webinar’? Don’t worry - it’s now available online! Watch it here: ow.ly/LBba30nQbk5 ... See MoreSee Less

Did you miss the very first WGA ‘Meet the Glaucoma Expert Webinar’? Don’t worry - it’s now available online! Watch it here: http://ow.ly/LBba30nQbk5

Posted 3 weeks ago

World Glaucoma Association

Benefit by becoming a member of one of our affiliated Glaucoma Societies. Gain access to our database, education portal, fellowship programs and more:
ow.ly/CiEX50qrdcv
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Benefit by becoming a member of one of our affiliated Glaucoma Societies. Gain access to our database, education portal, fellowship programs and more: 
http://ow.ly/CiEX50qrdcv

Posted 4 weeks ago

World Glaucoma Association

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

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. http://ow.ly/wIhk50qrd1X

Posted 4 weeks ago

World Glaucoma Association

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

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. http://ow.ly/RtxJ50qrcIx

Posted 1 month ago

World Glaucoma Association

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

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: http://ow.ly/E3ga50qrcvm

Posted 1 month ago

World Glaucoma Association

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

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: http://ow.ly/ybsG50qrc9R

Posted 1 month ago

World Glaucoma Association

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

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. http://ow.ly/OzEU50qrbT9
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