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Posted: December 29, 2016


WGC-2015 Video Selections, by Tina Wong

1. Finding Solutions to glaucoma in the developing world – overcoming barriers to glaucoma care in the developing world
Ramanjit Sihota

Speaker gave a very detailed overview of the challenges faced in the developing world. Three major areas highlighted that deserve immediate attention were the financial constraints of those most needing treatment, poor awareness and screening of at risk population resulting in individuals seeking help only at advanced stages of their disease, and public health delivery to the more rural areas containing the greatest population at risk of glaucoma. The speaker went on to present her thoughts on how some of the above-mentioned barriers could be overcome. Telemedicine was suggested as a possible tool to help improve on the screening process. In all, a very thought provoking and frank presentation reminding us of the sheer magnitude of the global problem of blindness caused by glaucoma.
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Posted: December 21, 2016


Are you affiliated with one of the WGA Member Societies? Great!

Did you know that being a member of one of the WGA Member Societies, makes you automatically a member of the WGA?!
You can benefit from a greater reduction in registration fees for the 2017 World Glaucoma Congress in Helsinki, but also enjoy other features throughout the year such as the International Glaucoma Review and much more! Please let us now by subscribing to our newsletter!

Posted: October 26, 2016


Online Registration for the 7th WGC has started today!

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Early bird registration and hotel reservation is now open.
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We invite you to submit an abstract for the 7th WGC. Please click here to submit your abstract.

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Posted: October 10, 2016


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