World Glaucoma Association (WGA)
The World Glaucoma Association (WGA) is an independent, impartial, ethical, global organization for glaucoma science and care. WGA’s core purpose is to eliminate glaucoma-related disability worldwide. The WGA is the largest international glaucoma association, encompassing a network of 89 Glaucoma Societies worldwide and 21 Glaucoma Industry Members with over 12,000 individual members.
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:
- Responsibility (accountability) – to each other, to member societies, to the larger global glaucoma community, to the patient and to the public
- Consensus – open communication, inclusion of diverse viewpoints, and the aspiration to achieve practical consensus before acting
- Collegiality and Mutual Respect
- Best Care and Service – advancing the best care available to glaucoma patients worldwide