The College of Optometrists and IGA research grant 2018

9 August 2018
Source: International Glaucoma Association

Closing date 5 October 2018   The International Glaucoma Association (IGA) is pleased to announce a grants programme in collaboration with The College of Optometrists and is pleased to offer Research Awards up to the value of £25,000 in 2018. 1. The awards are normally awarded annually. 2. Grants must be taken up within 9 months, unless the grantee makes

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IGA: Vacancy: Head of Patient Support Services

1 August 2018
Source: International Glaucoma Association

An exciting opportunity at the IGA    The IGA are restructuring and have created this exciting but challenging new role to oversee all their patient support services, comprising a telephone helpline (Sightline), online patient forum, advice and information materials, and the work of their regional Development Managers. They need an exceptional manager to lead the development of the new patient

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The Muslim Council of Britain working with the International Glaucoma Association (IGA): Ramadan: Don’t stop eye drop medication

15 May 2018
Source: IGA

The Muslim Council of Britain working with the International Glaucoma Association (IGA) strongly recommends not to stop glaucoma eye drop medication during Ramadan. Stopping drops even for a short period of time can cause permanent loss of vision MCB’s Deputy Secretary General, Dr Omer El-Hamdoon has confirmed that all Islamic Schools Of Thought agree that taking eye drops does not

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Response from the International Glaucoma Association (IGA) about Faulty visual field machine used for DVLA fitness to drive tests.

17 October 2015

Comments Russell Young, CEO, International Glaucoma Association (IGA): “The IGA is extremely concerned that a fault with one of the machines used to assess a person’s fitness to drive will have led to some people with glaucoma having their driving licence wrongly revoked. The DVLA requires a visual field test to assess whether a driver with glaucoma is safe to

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