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.


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Posted 10 hours ago

World Glaucoma Association

Watch the new Journal of Glaucoma Paper of the Month video!

Our guest for this episode is Carolina Gracitelli from the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences of the Federal University of São Paulo. Her paper evaluates structural brain abnormalities in glaucoma patients and determines their relationship with structural and functional damages that occur in glaucomatous eyes.

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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Posted 5 days ago

World Glaucoma Association

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.
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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.

Posted 7 days ago

World Glaucoma Association

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:
www.kuglerpublications.com/index.php?p=342&page=publication
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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:
https://www.kuglerpublications.com/index.php?p=342&page=publication

Posted 1 week ago

World Glaucoma Association

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 2 weeks ago

World Glaucoma Association

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:
wga.one/wga/continued-education-in-glaucoma-modules/
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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:
https://wga.one/wga/continued-education-in-glaucoma-modules/

Posted 2 weeks ago

World Glaucoma Association

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
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Posted 3 weeks ago

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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:
www.pathlms.com/wga/events/1446/event_sections/10146
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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:
https://www.pathlms.com/wga/events/1446/event_sections/10146

Posted 3 weeks ago

World Glaucoma Association

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

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: https://wga.one/wga/ophthalmology-and-glaucoma-practice-in-the-covid-19-era/
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