About the World Glaucoma Association

The World Glaucoma Association (WGA) is an independent, impartial, ethical, global organization for glaucoma science and care. WGA’s core purpose is to eliminate glaucoma-related disability worldwide.
The members and decisionmakers of the WGA are all healthcare professionals. They offer their time and expertise freely, while continuing their daily, high-paced clinical and/or research work.
WGA volunteers are world renowned experts. Their opinions are routinely sought, and their papers are regularly published and referenced.
Overall, the WGA is a source of high quality, evidence-based science that pushes the boundaries of glaucoma medicine.

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Home to over 90 glaucoma societies worldwide, the activities of the World Glaucoma Association reflect an unwavering commitment to promoting the very best in glaucoma care. More than ever, advances in science and technology combined with our increased understanding of glaucoma, provide unprecedented opportunities to tackle avoidable vision impairment due to glaucoma. Together we are strong and with continued dedication to our mission, we look forward to building on our relationships and the outstanding achievements of the international glaucoma community.

Neeru Gupta MD PhD MBA
President, World Glaucoma Association

The WGA’s role in fighting glaucoma blindness

The WGA acts in the interests of patients by providing glaucoma experts with the support and tools they need to deliver the best possible care.
The WGA does this by:

  • Disseminating evidence-based, scientific knowledge through the World Glaucoma Congress, 2 scientific journals, newsletters and the Glaucoma Consensus Initiative.
  • Driving glaucoma awareness by organizing the World Glaucoma Week.
  • Supporting promising young ophthalmologists from developing countries with the Fellowship Program.
  • Providing a wealth of scientific content, easily accessible on the WGA website, used by some 10,000 visitors each month.

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International Glaucoma Review

The uniqueness of International Glaucoma Review is its attempted completeness, its classification, and the Editor’s Selection. It is the only journal that presents a three-monthly critical review of selected glaucoma literature. IGR is distributed free of charge to all members of affiliated Glaucoma Societies four times a year.

International Glaucoma Review

Journal of Glaucoma

The Journal of Glaucoma is the world’s premier scientific journal for glaucoma research, devoted to new fundamental understandings, innovations in diagnosis and technology, and advancements in glaucoma medical and surgical care. The Journal of Glaucoma is the only scientific journal dedicated to the field of glaucoma that is both indexed and has an impact factor. Enjoy free access to the Journal of Glaucoma through your WGA#One account and stay abreast of best practices in glaucoma and the latest developments in the field.

Journal of Glaucoma

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Learning never stops. We set a strong pace for 2022, bringing 2 amazing webinars to your screens: 
💻 NEW Surgical Grand Rounds #webinar, Thursday, January 27, 2022. Register  👉 https://wga.one/wga/surgical-grand-rounds/ 
💻 Global Webinar Glaucoma and Myopia, Saturday, February 12,2022. Register 👉   https://wga.one/wga/wga-global-webinars/

It's a new year and the WGA Global Webinar series returns! 📣 We are beyond enthusiastic to announce that we are ready to launch the 1st WGA global #webinar of 2022, diving into Glaucoma and Myopia. We can't wait to connect the entire #glaucoma community once again, and bring free, high-quality education to all corners of the world.

Mark your calendar for Saturday, February 12, 2022! 🗓 Register now 👉 wga.one/wga/wga-global-webinars/
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Its a new year and the WGA Global Webinar series returns! 📣 We are beyond enthusiastic to announce that we are ready to launch the 1st WGA global #webinar of 2022, diving into Glaucoma and Myopia. We cant wait to connect the entire #glaucoma community once again, and bring free, high-quality education to all corners of the world. 

Mark your calendar for Saturday, February 12, 2022! 🗓 Register now 👉 https://wga.one/wga/wga-global-webinars/

WGA Surgical Grand Rounds [WEBINAR] Have you registered yet? There's only 1 week left! Don't miss it on January 27, 2022.
The webinar will be broadcast live at two timeslots, so wherever you are, you can tune in at a time that suits you. And did you know that by registering, you’ll have early access to the on-demand replay? Save your free seat 👉 wga.one/wga/surgical-grand-rounds/
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WGA Surgical Grand Rounds [WEBINAR] Have you registered yet? Theres only 1 week left! Dont miss it on January 27, 2022.
The webinar will be broadcast live at two timeslots, so wherever you are, you can tune in at a time that suits you. And did you know that by registering, you’ll have early access to the on-demand replay? Save your free seat 👉 https://wga.one/wga/surgical-grand-rounds/

Improving patient adherence to topical glaucoma medication may result in slower deterioration in visual function over time. Read the latest #jog article, going into depth about the study that aimed to quantify the effect of nonadherence to topical hypotensive medication on glaucomatous visual field progression in clinical practice. Learn more about the purpose, methods and results here 👉 bit.ly/3mbHwxA ... See MoreSee Less

Improving patient adherence to topical glaucoma medication may result in slower deterioration in visual function over time. Read the latest #JoG article, going into depth about the study that aimed to quantify the effect of nonadherence to topical hypotensive medication on glaucomatous visual field progression in clinical practice. Learn more about the purpose, methods and results here 👉 https://bit.ly/3mbHwxA

To all of our network, we have exciting news to share with you! 📣 The ‘Fundamental Questions in Glaucoma’ #video series is here! Powered by WGA's Education Committee and featuring easy-to-digest video content, this brand new series of lectures is great for everyone who wants to learn more about #glaucoma in minutes.

Get access to the key glaucoma insights and view all Fundamental Questions in Glaucoma lectures! 👉 wga.one/wga-videos/fundamental-questions-in-glaucoma/
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To all of our network, we have exciting news to share with you! 📣 The ‘Fundamental Questions in Glaucoma’ #video series is here! Powered by WGAs Education Committee and featuring easy-to-digest video content, this brand new series of lectures is great for everyone who wants to learn more about #glaucoma in minutes.

Get access to the key glaucoma insights and view all Fundamental Questions in Glaucoma lectures! 👉 https://wga.one/wga-videos/fundamental-questions-in-glaucoma/
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