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Friday May 29th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week

Timeline PhotosThe 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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Friday April 3rd, 2020

World Glaucoma Week

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Thursday March 19th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week
#glaucomaweek, a global joint initiative to alert everyone to have regular eye (and optic nerve) checks in order to detect #glaucoma as early as possible. Some great examples from China, Uzbekistan and Jamaica in this photo. Thanks!

#glaucomaweek, a global joint initiative to alert everyone to have regular eye (and optic nerve) checks in order to detect #glaucoma as early as possible. Some great examples from China, Uzbekistan and Jamaica in this photo. Thanks! ... See MoreSee Less

Wednesday March 18th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week
Over the course of #glaucomaweek 2020, the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) organized several webinars, where various aspects of glaucoma care and management from around the world were discussed. You can still view them online! 🎥https://www.iapb.org/advocacy/world-glaucoma-week-2020/focus-on-webinars/

Over the course of #glaucomaweek 2020, the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) organized several webinars, where various aspects of glaucoma care and management from around the world were discussed. You can still view them online! 🎥https://www.iapb.org/advocacy/world-glaucoma-week-2020/focus-on-webinars/ ... See MoreSee Less

Tuesday March 17th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week
Check out the events in Nepal last week for #glaucomaweek. Amazing work! https://www.eyehealthnepal.com/2020/03/world-glaucoma-week-2020.html

#WGW2020

Check out the events in Nepal last week for #glaucomaweek. Amazing work! www.eyehealthnepal.com/2020/03/world-glaucoma-week-2020.html

#WGW2020
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Monday March 16th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week
Wow, the Zambia Ophthalmological Society reached over 3000 clients this #glaucomaweek! Keep up the good work and lets beat the silent thief of sight.

Wow, the Zambia Ophthalmological Society reached over 3000 clients this #glaucomaweek! Keep up the good work and let's beat the silent thief of sight. ... See MoreSee Less

Monday March 16th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week
Cycling for #glaucoma #awareness

Around 100 ophthalmologists, ophthalmic technicians, nurses and medical faculty students cycled on a 4-5 km /8-10 miles route in Konya, which is one of Turkey’s oldest cities and was known as Iconium in Roman times. 

Read more about it here: https://www.worldglaucomaweek.org/activity/cycling-for-glaucoma-awareness/

#glaucomaweek #WGW2020

Cycling for #glaucoma #awareness

Around 100 ophthalmologists, ophthalmic technicians, nurses and medical faculty students cycled on a 4-5 km /8-10 miles route in Konya, which is one of Turkey’s oldest cities and was known as Iconium in Roman times.

Read more about it here: www.worldglaucomaweek.org/activity/cycling-for-glaucoma-awareness/

#glaucomaweek #WGW2020
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Monday March 16th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week
A huge thanks to all who participated in this years #glaucomaweek to create #glacuoma #awareness. 

Many activities were virtual due to the current COVID-19 situation around the world. Well be sharing throwbacks of #WGW2020 throughout the week and start prepping for #WGW2021 soon.

For now, stay safe and healthy!

A huge thanks to all who participated in this year's #glaucomaweek to create #glacuoma #awareness.

Many activities were virtual due to the current COVID-19 situation around the world. We'll be sharing throwbacks of #WGW2020 throughout the week and start prepping for #wgw2021 soon.

For now, stay safe and healthy!
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Friday March 13th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week
To eliminate #glaucoma blindness, there are several issues that need to be addressed. Glaucoma usually gives no warning until it is advanced, but the damage it causes to vision is ongoing and could become irreversible. 

The earlier the diagnosis, the more vision there is to save! Spread the word: https://www.worldglaucomaweek.org/what-is-glaucoma/ 

#glaucomaweek  #WGW2020 #gettested

To eliminate #glaucoma blindness, there are several issues that need to be addressed. Glaucoma usually gives no warning until it is advanced, but the damage it causes to vision is ongoing and could become irreversible.

The earlier the diagnosis, the more vision there is to save! Spread the word: www.worldglaucomaweek.org/what-is-glaucoma/

#glaucomaweek #WGW2020 #GetTested
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Friday March 13th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week
Dont be blindsided: get your eyes checked. https://www.parkeschampionpost.com.au/story/6663652/dont-be-blindsided/ #glaucomaweek  #WGW2020 #gettested

Don't be blindsided: get your eyes checked. www.parkeschampionpost.com.au/story/6663652/dont-be-blindsided/ #glaucomaweek #WGW2020 #GetTested ... See MoreSee Less

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What about normal pressure glaucoma?

Friday March 13th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week
If youre in South Africa, save your sight and check for an #glaucomaweek activity near you: https://www.worldglaucomaweek.org/activities/around-the-world/

If you're in South Africa, save your sight and check for an #glaucomaweek activity near you: www.worldglaucomaweek.org/activities/around-the-world/ ... See MoreSee Less

Thursday March 12th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week
For #glaucomaweek 2020, A Closer Look is offering free streaming of the celebrated documentary film Going Blind. Click here to stream the film: 
https://GoingBlindMovie.com/Film/

For #glaucomaweek 2020, A Closer Look is offering free streaming of the celebrated documentary film Going Blind. Click here to stream the film:
GoingBlindMovie.com/Film/
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Thursday March 12th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week

Living with glaucoma. Viviendo con Glaucoma. #glaucomaweek #WGW2020 ... See MoreSee Less

Thursday March 12th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week
Glaucoma patient: Without regular eye exams I would be blind. Read the story 👉 https://www.thecourier.com.au/story/6670337/glaucoma-patient-without-regular-eye-exams-i-would-be-blind/

#gettested #glaucomaweek #WGW2020

Glaucoma patient: 'Without regular eye exams I would be blind'. Read the story 👉 www.thecourier.com.au/story/6670337/glaucoma-patient-without-regular-eye-exams-i-would-be-blind/

#GetTested #glaucomaweek #WGW2020
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Thursday March 12th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week
Keeping the current advice around public gatherings in mind, the IAPB has decided to make the London Focus On Glaucoma Lecture a Video Webinar. The webinar is free and open to all, register here: www.iapb.org/WGW2020 #glaucomaweek #WGW2020

Keeping the current advice around public gatherings in mind, the IAPB has decided to make the London Focus On Glaucoma Lecture a Video Webinar. The webinar is free and open to all, register here: www.iapb.org/WGW2020 #glaucomaweek #WGW2020 ... See MoreSee Less

Thursday March 12th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week
So many great activities during #glaucomaweek. Like this rally at the Chittagong eye infirmary and training complex in Bangladesh. They also screened 115 persons for glaucoma. Thank you for creating #glaucoma #awareness!

So many great activities during #glaucomaweek. Like this rally at the Chittagong eye infirmary and training complex in Bangladesh. They also screened 115 persons for glaucoma. Thank you for creating #glaucoma #awareness! ... See MoreSee Less

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Wednesday March 11th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week

So, what is glaucoma? Entonces, ¿Que es Glaucoma? #glaucomaweek #WGW2020 ... See MoreSee Less

Wednesday March 11th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week
Watch this event online in real time! As part of #glaucomaweek 2020 you and your family are invited to watch the live streaming of the Glaucoma Australia Patient Symposium taking place on Friday, with special guest and patron His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd). This is a unique opportunity to hear glaucoma experts in Australia. Bookmark the url now to avoid disappointment: https://www.glaucoma.org.au/resources/glaucoma-live/

Watch this event online in real time! As part of #glaucomaweek 2020 you and your family are invited to watch the live streaming of the Glaucoma Australia Patient Symposium taking place on Friday, with special guest and patron His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd). This is a unique opportunity to hear glaucoma experts in Australia. Bookmark the url now to avoid disappointment: www.glaucoma.org.au/resources/glaucoma-live/ ... See MoreSee Less

Wednesday March 11th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week
A warm welcome to #glaucomaweek to our friends in Jamaica! This will be our first World Glaucoma Week, glaucoma awareness activity. We will be providing literature and doing short talks with our patients sensitizing them to the condition and reminding them about proper use of eyedrops. We are all excited about raising awareness in Jamaica. Thank you for raising #glaucoma awareness and good luck with #WGW2020!

A warm welcome to #glaucomaweek to our friends in Jamaica! "This will be our first World Glaucoma Week, glaucoma awareness activity. We will be providing literature and doing short talks with our patients sensitizing them to the condition and reminding them about proper use of eyedrops. We are all excited about raising awareness in Jamaica." Thank you for raising #glaucoma awareness and good luck with #WGW2020! ... See MoreSee Less

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😊😊😊 Looks like a nice gathering of knowledge

Wednesday March 11th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week
You are invited to join the webinar: Glaucoma: algoritmo actual de tratamiento today! Check bit.ly/WGW2020 for more information. #glaucomaweek #WGW2020

You are invited to join the webinar: Glaucoma: algoritmo actual de tratamiento today! Check bit.ly/WGW2020 for more information. #glaucomaweek #WGW2020 ... See MoreSee Less

Tuesday March 10th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week
What does #glaucoma really look like? Late last year Glaucoma Australia and Marsden Eye Specialists, Castle Hill hosted a glaucoma education evening. Thank you to Dr Ashish Agar for his incredibly enlightening presentation Patient Perceptions of Glaucoma. Watch Dr Agars video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y67WxsOHmjQ #glaucomaweek #WGW2020

What does #glaucoma really look like? Late last year Glaucoma Australia and Marsden Eye Specialists, Castle Hill hosted a glaucoma education evening. Thank you to Dr Ashish Agar for his incredibly enlightening presentation 'Patient Perceptions of Glaucoma'. Watch Dr Agars video here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y67WxsOHmjQ #glaucomaweek #WGW2020 ... See MoreSee Less

Tuesday March 10th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week
The iconic Galata Tower in Turkey lights up in green for #glaucomaweek, urging people to have their eye pressure checked. A big thanks to Dr Tekin Yasar and the Türk Oftalmoloji Derneği.

The iconic Galata Tower in Turkey lights up in green for #glaucomaweek, urging people to have their eye pressure checked. A big thanks to Dr Tekin Yasar and the Türk Oftalmoloji Derneği. ... See MoreSee Less

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beautiful tower

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Tuesday March 10th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week

After #glaucoma diagnosis, what to do? Luego del diagnóstico, ¿Qué hacer? #glaucomaweek #WGW2020 ... See MoreSee Less

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In addition to treatment take good care by eating the right food and taking specially formulated eye nutrition. It’s done wonders for me, even dissipating cataracts brought on by the prescription eye drops.

Tuesday March 10th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week

Timeline PhotosIn spirit of #GlaucomaWeek, know the facts about symptoms, diagnosis and glaucoma treatment options.

The WGA has prepared a short infographic to ensure patients and GP’s know the facts and procedures. Share it with your community: www.worldglaucomaweek.org/media-kit/
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Monday March 9th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week

It's #glaucomaweek 2020, check for an activity near you! www.worldglaucomaweek.org/activities/around-the-world/ #WGW2020 #GetTested ... See MoreSee Less

Monday March 9th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week

Broadcaster Diane Louise Jordan has spoken about her father’s experience of glaucoma and highlighted the urgent need for greater access to sight-saving diagnosis and treatment, after a trip to see CBM’s work in Rwanda.

In Huye District of Southern Rwanda, Diane met Vincent, 73, who has glaucoma and heard about the challenges he faces because of the disease. Watch the film of their encounter.

Find out more at www.SeeTheWay.org
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Sunday March 8th, 2020

World Glaucoma Week
Get ready, World Glaucoma Week 2020 starts today! #glaucomaweek #WGW2020

Get ready, World Glaucoma Week 2020 starts today! #glaucomaweek #WGW2020 ... See MoreSee Less

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Yes, we will start shortly )

So if your not meant to touch your eyes nose and mouth how do you go about getting your eye drops in properly pls

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World Glaucoma Week 2021

countdown to #glaucomaweek in 2021:

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