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.


Latest News

Posted 7 hours 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 2 days 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

Posted 3 days ago

World Glaucoma Association

In Part 1 of this video from the WGC-2017 Film Festival, Sarah Farukhi demonstrates the surgical steps of Trabectome surgery. The steps include microscope set up, patient head position, gonioscopic view of trabecular meshwork and performing Trabectome surgery both in stand-alone and combined with cataract surgery. ow.ly/oed650qrbn1 ... See MoreSee Less

In Part 1 of this video from the WGC-2017 Film Festival, Sarah Farukhi demonstrates the surgical steps of Trabectome surgery. The steps include microscope set up, patient head position, gonioscopic view of trabecular meshwork and performing Trabectome surgery both in stand-alone and combined with cataract surgery. http://ow.ly/oed650qrbn1

Posted 7 days ago

World Glaucoma Association

Glaucoma Surgery Preferences - a World Wide Survey

We appreciate your feedback to get a global view of the current surgical preferences in glaucoma. If you haven't done so yet, kindly fill out the short survey (7 questions) via this link: www.surveymonkey.com/r/VB7M98Z.

Good to know, the survey is anonymous (no identifiable information will be collected) and this study has been approved by the Institutional Review Board of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Thank you in advance for your cooperation!
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Glaucoma Surgery Preferences - a World Wide Survey

We appreciate your feedback to get a global view of the current surgical preferences in glaucoma. If you havent done so yet, kindly fill out the short survey (7 questions) via this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VB7M98Z. 

Good to know, the survey is anonymous (no identifiable information will be collected) and this study has been approved by the Institutional Review Board of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Thank you in advance for your cooperation!

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In your survey list you are missing the option of MicroPulse laser treatment option!

Posted 1 week ago

World Glaucoma Association

Can’t wait for WGC-2021? We are excited to announce that WGC-2021 will take place in Kyoto, Japan! You can look forward to exploring temples and gardens, watching geisha performances and feasting on traditional Japanese cuisine. Sayonara for now! ow.ly/NMfq50p0dgi ... See MoreSee Less

Can’t wait for WGC-2021? We are excited to announce that WGC-2021 will take place in Kyoto, Japan! You can look forward to exploring temples and gardens, watching geisha performances and feasting on traditional Japanese cuisine. Sayonara for now! http://ow.ly/NMfq50p0dgi

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Posted 1 week ago

World Glaucoma Association

#TBT time! Today we take a look back at #WGC2019 in Melbourne. We are already looking forward to the next World Glaucoma Congress in 2021! wga.one/ ... See MoreSee Less

#TBT time! Today we take a look back at #WGC2019 in Melbourne. We are already looking forward to the next World Glaucoma Congress in 2021! https://wga.one/

Posted 1 week ago

World Glaucoma Association

Keep your eyes peeled for the next WGA#One Newsletter. Haven’t signed up yet? We have both a medical professional newsletter subscription, as well as an industry professional newsletter subscription, depending on your needs. Sign up now and never miss a beat: ow.ly/a1Se50p0cD9 ... See MoreSee Less

Keep your eyes peeled for the next WGA#One Newsletter. Haven’t signed up yet? We have both a medical professional newsletter subscription, as well as an industry professional newsletter subscription, depending on your needs. Sign up now and never miss a beat: http://ow.ly/a1Se50p0cD9

Posted 2 weeks ago

World Glaucoma Association

Remember to check out the new WGA Patient Education Website. This interactive platform uses easily understandable language, making it accessible to all. Gain access to the latest information on glaucoma causes, symptoms and treatments: ow.ly/C1yD50p0c23 ... See MoreSee Less

Remember to check out the new WGA Patient Education Website. This interactive platform uses easily understandable language, making it accessible to all. Gain access to the latest information on glaucoma causes, symptoms and treatments: http://ow.ly/C1yD50p0c23

Posted 2 weeks ago

World Glaucoma Association

Need access to the most complete collection of abstracts on glaucoma literature? IGR Online is the only journal that presents a three-monthly critical review of selected
glaucoma literature. This searchable database provides all available glaucoma abstracts since 1999, comments and references. Access to IGR Online is complimentary for all members of glaucoma societies associated with WGA. ow.ly/IuHn50p083S
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Need access to the most complete collection of abstracts on glaucoma literature? IGR Online is the only journal that presents a three-monthly critical review of selected
glaucoma literature. This searchable database provides all available glaucoma abstracts since 1999, comments and references. Access to IGR Online is complimentary for all members of glaucoma societies associated with WGA. http://ow.ly/IuHn50p083S

Posted 3 weeks ago

World Glaucoma Association

Get ready for the Yarra Valley Winery Tour! Today you will be hosted by two iconic Yarra Valley winery cellar doors. Wine tastings will be conducted, along with cheese platters served at one of the wineries. #WGC2019 ... See MoreSee Less

Get ready for the Yarra Valley Winery Tour! Today you will be hosted by two iconic Yarra Valley winery cellar doors. Wine tastings will be conducted, along with cheese platters served at one of the wineries.  #WGC2019
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