Glaucoma is a silent disease: you may not know you have it until late.
World Glaucoma Week 2020 recently took place, thank you to all involved!
#glaucomaweek #WGW2020 #gettested
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Watch the new Journal of Glaucoma Paper of the Month video!
Our guest for this episode is Kaweh Mansouri from the Montchosi Clinic, Lausanne, Switzerland and the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Colorado Denver. His paper reports the Impact of Phacoemulsification Combined with XEN Gel Stent Implantation on Corneal Endothelial Cell Density. Watch the full video here: vimeo.com/402167694.
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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In light of the current COVID-19 situation, continue your learning and maintain your practice through a number of online learning platforms, available through the WGA#One portal:
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By 2040, 32 million individuals will have angle-closure glaucoma (ACG), and half of those blind from glaucoma will have angle closure. Sometimes doctors suspect an angle closure based on the presence of symptoms but they failed to identify a large number of asymptomatic patients and people at risk. These five free-access talks from the WGC-2019 Scientific Program address angle closure, including diagnosis, treatment and challenges: www.pathlms.com/wga/events/1446/event_sections/10141 ... See MoreSee Less
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The Education Committee carefully selects presentations from the WGC-2019 for your benefit. This week, we showcase tube shunt implantation as a common surgical consideration for lower intraocular pressure. Have a look at this group session, where tube complications are thoroughly addressed through five recorded sessions: www.pathlms.com/wga/events/1446/event_sections/10216 ... See MoreSee Less
Cycling for #glaucoma #awareness
Around 100 ophthalmologists, ophthalmic technicians, nurses and medical faculty students cycled on a 4-5 km /8-10 miles route in Konya, which is one of Turkey’s oldest cities and was known as Iconium in Roman times.
Read more about it here: www.worldglaucomaweek.org/activity/cycling-for-glaucoma-awareness/
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Check out the events in Nepal last week for #glaucomaweek. Amazing work! www.eyehealthnepal.com/2020/03/world-glaucoma-week-2020.html
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Throwback to #WGW2020:
Thank you to all who showed their support during #glaucomaweek. With your continuous collaborative efforts, we have confidence that we will improve the current state of glaucoma diagnosis and early treatment worldwide. Have a look at some of the best moments captured on social media by browsing the official hashtag: #GlaucomaWeek
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