The WGA is an amalgamation of glaucoma societies throughout the world. In addition, the association has industry members as well as a patient organization. The WGA membership covers about 12,000 individuals involved in glaucoma in some aspect or another and touches many more glaucoma patients.
Its core purpose is to eliminate glaucoma-related disability worldwide. Both the leadership and the society members of the WGA are committed to acting consistently on the following values: