Your WGA update for February

Next month is going to be an exciting and busy month for the glaucoma community. From March 10-16 the annual World Glaucoma Week is taking place, the 11th Consensus Meeting on Glaucoma is scheduled for Tuesday March 26, right before the 8th World Glaucoma Congress kicks off (March 27-30, 2019). We look forward to meeting you at one of the events! 

JOG highlights of the month

In the latest Journal of Glaucoma edition, don't miss the original studies, such as:

As the official journal of the WGA, online access to the Journal of Glaucoma is provided for free to all individual members of our affiliated Glaucoma Societies. 

Access is provided via the personal profile page of every individual member via the WGA#One platform

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Glaucoma information for 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?

Check out a great resource to use for an activity during #glaucomaweek!


As a major collaboration between the WGA and the World Glaucoma Patient Association, this series of activities globally alerts people to have regular eye (and optic nerve) checks to detect glaucoma earlier, thus contributing to sight preservation.
Newsletters and social media posts (FacebookTwitterInstagram) will provide ideas you might find useful when you arrange a project in your neighborhood. 
#glaucomaweek: March 10-16, 2019

Your glaucoma surgery preferences

The upcoming Consensus Meeting is on Glaucoma Surgery. To get the best input for this meeting, we appreciate your feedback to get a global view of the current surgical preferences in glaucoma.

Kindly fill out the short survey (7 questions) via the button below, before March 20, 2019. 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!

One month until #WGC2019

We look forward to welcoming ophthalmologists and allied healthcare professionals to the World Glaucoma Congress 2019, which will take place from March 27-30, 2019 in Melbourne.

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Upcoming event

The 2019 American Glaucoma Society Annual Meeting will be held from March 14 - 17 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in San Francisco. Meet the WGA at space T9! More details are online

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