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Your WGA Update for January


Welcome to the WGA newsletter, your monthly peek into the world of glaucoma. We kick off 2019 with having all the captured content from WGC-2017 available for free on the WGA Educational Portal. And there is more to watch and learn from WGA, you'll read it all in this newsletter.

If you have ideas on what you would like to see included in our newsletter, then we are all ears! Let us know via hello@worldglaucoma.org. In the meantime we hope you enjoy this edition.

Meet the Glaucoma Expert Webinar 

Topic: Applications and Limitations of Imaging Endpoints
Expert: Jeffrey M. Liebmann, MD

On December 21, 2018, the first ever WGA webinar, brought to you by the Associate Advisory Board took place. 

Today, we are proud to announce that the recording is online. We welcome all ophthalmologists and other healthcare professionals related to glaucoma to watch it now!

Ready for the next webinar? Pradeep Ramulu MD, PhD will host the upcoming session "When can I trust this visual field?”Keep a close watch on your inbox for the official announcement with date and time.

Free videos of all past congresses

The WGA aspires in becoming the most important source of education for ophthalmologists and other healthcare providers related to glaucoma.

In becoming a knowledge platform, the association offers access to the Educational Portal that includes recorded sessions from past World Glaucoma Congresses.

Added to the WGC-2015 and WGC-2013 content, all WGC-2017 recorded sessions are now also  available for all!

You can access the content from the 7th World Glaucoma Congress
in Helsinki for free here.
 

Firework eye injuries survey

With the New Year celebrations just behind us, please join the ICO and WGA in efforts toward the shared purpose of preventing needless blindness from consumer fireworks. Eye injuries from fireworks are a recurring problem during festivities and member societies continue to advocate for a ban on commercial fireworks, such as the European Society of Ophthalmology under the leadership of SOE President, Dr. Jan Tjeerd de Faber.

To support these efforts, we are sharing a brief online survey to collect worldwide data on firework eye injuries. It will remain open until January 31, 2019 and this information will highlight this important cause of vision loss to policymakers.

Access the survey

Free online JOG access for members of WGA affiliated Glaucoma Societies

As the official journal of the WGA, online access to the Journal of Glaucoma is now provided for free to all individual members of our affiliated Glaucoma Societies. This free access has been made possible through generous support from two of our industry partners, Allergan and Novartis. Access is provided via the personal profile page of every individual member via the WGA#One platform

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Let's meet in Australia!

Join us for the World Glaucoma Congress 2019 in Melbourne, March 27-30. Check worldglaucomacongress.org to find out why you can't miss this global glaucoma meeting and register now. The late deadline for registration of February 15 is fast approaching.

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