7th Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Congress

 May 24 - 26, 2024 

at Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines


15th Annual Congress on Controversies

in Ophthalmology (COPHy 2024)

 March 15-16 2024 

in Athens, Greece


About Us


Mission Statement and Goals of the South African Glaucoma Society (SAGS)


To optimise the quality of glaucoma care in South Africa through communication and co-operation amongst General Practitioners, Optometrists, Ophthalmologists and Glaucomatologists with Glaucoma Industries, Glaucoma Patient Organizations and all other major players in the glaucoma field. We have a shared goal: The Quality of Life of the Glaucoma Patient. 


Governance and Responsibility of South African Glaucoma Society


The Executive Committee, the President of SAGS and 6 Executive Members convene the Annual General Meeting at the annual SAGS Congress, have regular executive meetings, co-operate with International Glaucoma Societies in America (AGS), Europe (EGS), Africa (SAG), Australia and the Far East (SEAG), co-operate with Glaucoma Industries, adhere to the World Glaucoma Association (WGA) Code of Practice and direct profits from official meetings to the Society.


Membership Criteria


Members of South African Glaucoma Society (SAGS) are either full members, resident associate members, corresponding members, honorary or life members. Members are committed to the mission of SAGS, to action needed to realize these goals and to active communication. 




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