Ophthalmology and Glaucoma Practice in the COVID-19 Era
The World Glaucoma Association will continue to support glaucoma professionals as much as possible by helping them to deliver optimal care to their patients in these exceptional circumstances due to COVID-19. Keep an eye on our social media channels for useful resources. And with so many of us staying home, stay on top of your practice by brushing up on your glaucoma knowledge with the WGA online resources.
Stay healthy and take care.
Posted 3 days ago
The next WGC meeting in 2021 was originally scheduled for March 24-27 to take place in Kyoto, Japan.
However, given the predictions from infectious disease and epidemiology experts, it is very likely that COVID-19 will persist through the summer and re-emerge in another wave of infections in the winter of 2020-2021.
Taking into consideration our desire and responsibility to provide education to our members and to safeguard their health, the WGA Board of Governors has voted to postpone the meeting until the latter half of 2021. We will be providing additional specifics in the near future. ... See MoreSee Less
Posted 6 days ago
The WGA is now offering the eleventh World Glaucoma Association Consensus on glaucoma surgery at 10% discount! Order online and use the coupon code: WGA1 to claim your copy. Order here:
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Posted 7 days ago
New York City (#NYC) experienced exponential growth of resident physician COVID-19 cases from March 2nd to April 12th. One study assessed the number of symptomatic confirmed COVID-19 cases among residents of different specialties, including #ophthalmology, around the NYC area. Have a look at the publication: wga.one/wga/new-york-covid-19-among-resident-physicians/ ... See MoreSee Less
Posted 1 week ago
Make the most of your time at home - brush up on your ophthalmology skills with the WGA Continued Education in Glaucoma Modules. This course consists of 4 modules that address advanced aspects of glaucoma diagnosis. Learn more:
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Posted 2 weeks ago
A special message from the #wga Team during these difficult times.
The World Glaucoma Association will continue to support #glaucoma professionals as much as possible by helping them to deliver optimal care to their patients in these exceptional circumstances due to COVID-19. vimeo.com/407916163 ... See MoreSee Less
Hand-picked by the WGA Education Committee, see three WGC-2019 highlight talks, led by a team of international experts in glaucoma. Start watching the presentation, titled: ‘Blood flow measurements in glaucoma: Ready for Prime Time?’ here:
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Have a look at the latest editorial from the Journal of Glaucoma, which offers a comprehensive overview of ophthalmology and glaucoma practice in the COVID-19 era: wga.one/wga/ophthalmology-and-glaucoma-practice-in-the-covid-19-era/ ... See MoreSee Less
The COVID-19 pandemic has imposed unprecedented changes in our personal and professional lives. We hope all of you, your families, and your staff are staying healthy and safe.
We are dedicated to providing support to you through updates on resources available to protect our patients and practices.
See our latest newsletter for educational material dedicated to the management of glaucoma and prevention of vision loss during these difficult times.
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Watch the new Journal of Glaucoma Paper of the Month video!
Our guest for this episode is Verena Prokosch-Willing from the University Eye Hospital, Mainz, Germany. Her paper reviews mitochondrial dysfunctions that occur with aging. Those changes could be potentially targeted in the future to treat glaucoma. Watch the full video here: vimeo.com/417295115.
The Journal of Glaucoma (JOG) is an official publication of the WGA. Every month the WGA Associate Advisory Board selects the Paper of the Month. Watch all videos via vimeo.com/showcase/6522030.
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