NEW: Patient Education Website

Glaucoma information for patients and their loved ones

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.


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Posted 19 hours ago

World Glaucoma Association

From 1850s history to modern architecture, coffee to asian fusion, old masters to street art and everything in between, Melbourne has something for everyone. The first of our weekly travel blogs is a selection of things to do in the city near the conference centre. Over the next few weeks watch out for a local’s guide to walking tours, the arts, cycling, eating out, vineyards, coastal drives, golf, beaches and much more - bit.ly/2FCMbUM ... See MoreSee Less

From 1850s history to modern architecture, coffee to asian fusion, old masters to street art and everything in between, Melbourne has something for everyone. The first of our weekly travel blogs is a selection of things to do in the city near the conference centre. Over the next few weeks watch out for a local’s guide to walking tours, the arts, cycling, eating out, vineyards, coastal drives, golf, beaches and much more -  http://bit.ly/2FCMbUM

Posted 5 days ago

World Glaucoma Association

Our affiliated societies will be presenting their latest research at the #WGC2019 Society Symposium. Be sure to have a look at the interactive program and start planning your time with us today! ow.ly/M4f430n3JJO ... See MoreSee Less

Our affiliated societies will be presenting their latest research at the #WGC2019 Society Symposium. Be sure to have a look at the interactive program and start planning your time with us today! http://ow.ly/M4f430n3JJO

Posted 7 days ago

World Glaucoma Association

According to Professor Prin Rojanapongpun, the success of the surgical approach in angle closure (glaucoma) depends on two things; the stage of angle closure and the angle closure mechanism. See all the presentations from WGC-2017 on ‘Surgery for angle-closure glaucoma’. ow.ly/Pw0M30n3JmN ... See MoreSee Less

According to Professor Prin Rojanapongpun, the success of the surgical approach in angle closure (glaucoma) depends on two things; the stage of angle closure and the angle closure mechanism. See all the presentations from WGC-2017 on ‘Surgery for angle-closure glaucoma’. http://ow.ly/Pw0M30n3JmN

Posted 1 week ago

World Glaucoma Association

Join experts in glaucoma during the official #WGC2019 Dinner for an excellent opportunity to network and meet new colleagues. You can expect an evening of mingling, dance and delicious food. Find out where we’re taking you! ow.ly/Uq2i30n3JdD ... See MoreSee Less

Join experts in glaucoma during the official #WGC2019 Dinner for an excellent opportunity to network and meet new colleagues. You can expect an evening of mingling, dance and delicious food. Find out where we’re taking you! http://ow.ly/Uq2i30n3JdD

Posted 2 weeks ago

World Glaucoma Association

Dr Nagib du Toit discusses the challenges faced by surgeons in developing countries, touching on late presentation, the need for early surgery, increased scarring and poor compliance with a focus on the management of glaucoma in African countries. See this and other presentations on ‘Surgery in the developing world’. ow.ly/XPGl30n3IWv ... See MoreSee Less

Dr Nagib du Toit discusses the challenges faced by surgeons in developing countries, touching on late presentation, the need for early surgery, increased scarring and poor compliance with a focus on the management of glaucoma in African countries. See this and other presentations on ‘Surgery in the developing world’. http://ow.ly/XPGl30n3IWv

Posted 2 weeks ago

World Glaucoma Association

You still have time to save up to AUD 250 on registration fees when you register before February 15, 2019. Don’t miss out, take advantage of these rates today! ow.ly/BcZM30n3ILm #WGC2019 ... See MoreSee Less

You still have time to save up to AUD 250 on registration fees when you register before February 15, 2019. Don’t miss out, take advantage of these rates today!  http://ow.ly/BcZM30n3ILm #WGC2019

Posted 2 weeks ago

World Glaucoma Association

MCI Amsterdam, the official housing partner for the 8th World Glaucoma Congress, has reserved a number of rooms at discounted rates in various conveniently located hotels. Have a look at the #WGC2019 rooms available and be sure to book early to get the best deals! ow.ly/fBJB30n3IyW ... See MoreSee Less

MCI Amsterdam, the official housing partner for the 8th World Glaucoma Congress, has reserved a number of rooms at discounted rates in various conveniently located hotels. Have a look at the #WGC2019 rooms available and be sure to book early to get the best deals! http://ow.ly/fBJB30n3IyW

Posted 3 weeks ago

World Glaucoma Association

Dr Rodolfo Perez Grossman enumerated the causes and mechanisms of high IOP after various retinal surgeries. In this video, he discusses the role of GDD in the management of secondary glaucoma in these eyes. See all the presentations from WGC-2017 on ‘Surgery in secondary and complicated glaucoma’ here: ow.ly/SNZl30n3Iiv ... See MoreSee Less

Dr Rodolfo Perez Grossman enumerated the causes and mechanisms of high IOP after various retinal surgeries. In this video, he discusses the role of GDD in the management of secondary glaucoma in these eyes. See all the presentations from WGC-2017 on ‘Surgery in secondary and complicated glaucoma’ here: http://ow.ly/SNZl30n3Iiv

Posted 3 weeks ago

World Glaucoma Association

TVT Study provides evidence that the role of tube shunts have expanded beyond surgical management of refractory glaucomas. This video from WGC-2017 Film Festival demonstrates how the majority of steps involved in aqueous shunt surgery could be perfected at wetlab. According to G Puthuran and S R Krishnadas, intense wetlab training sessions under supervision of a trainer serve to maximize learning and will ensure a smooth and safe transition to the operating room. See the video! ow.ly/UtO330n3HV9 ... See MoreSee Less

TVT Study provides evidence that the role of tube shunts have expanded beyond surgical management of refractory glaucomas. This video from WGC-2017 Film Festival demonstrates how the majority of steps involved in aqueous shunt surgery could be perfected at wetlab. According to G Puthuran and S R Krishnadas, intense wetlab training sessions under supervision of a trainer serve to maximize learning and will ensure a smooth and safe transition to the operating room. See the video! http://ow.ly/UtO330n3HV9

Posted 3 weeks ago

World Glaucoma Association

The team at WGA wishes all our colleagues and supporters a great new year filled with success and good health. Thank you for your contribution and service to the improvement of glaucoma care! ... See MoreSee Less

The team at WGA wishes all our colleagues and supporters a great new year filled with success and good health. Thank you for your contribution and service to the improvement of glaucoma care!
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