News and Public Documents

Evidence-informed approaches to Teleglaucoma in Canada (April 2021)

EVIDENCE-INFORMED APPROACHES TO TELEGLAUCOMA IN CANADA APRIL 2021 This report, endorsed by the C.G.S., C.O.S. and A.C.U.P.O., provides a review of evidence-informed approaches to teleglaucoma (TG) care in...

CGS COVID-19 Guidelines – June 9, 2020

CANADIAN GLAUCOMA SOCIETY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PROVIDING EYE CARE TO GLAUCOMA PATIENTS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC Revised June 9, 2020 The COVID-19 Pandemic has led to widespread implementation of...

CGS COVID-19 Guidelines-April 16, 2020

CANADIAN GLAUCOMA SOCIETY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PROVIDING EYE CARE TO GLAUCOMA PATIENTS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC Revised April 16, 2020 The COVID-19 Pandemic has led to widespread implementation of...

Glaucoma and Pregnancy

A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE PREGNANT AND BREASTFEEDING PATIENT WITH GLAUCOMA. (March 2020) Avner Belkin, MD, Teresa Chen, MD, Aurora R. DeOliveria, MD, Sandra M. Johnson,...

World Glaucoma Week

This year’s World Glaucoma Week (WGW) is from March 8 - 14, 2020. This collaborative project between the World Glaucoma Association and the World Glaucoma Patient Association contributes...

CGS Buscopan Position Statement

October 5, 2019 Canadian Glaucoma Society Evidence-Based Recommendations For The Risk Of Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma With Routine Use Of Hyoscine-N-Butylbromide (Buscopan) For Gastroenterological Procedures Background Hyoscine-n-butylbromide (Buscopan) is...

CGS & COS – Response Letters To CADTH On MIGS – FEB 2019

Click here to read the CADTH recommendations Report on MIGS. Canadian Glaucoma Society (CGS) Response Letter To The Canadian Agency For Drugs And Technologies In Health (CADTH)...

CGS History

Although the Canadian Glaucoma Society (CGS) was officially founded in 1989, the origins of the CGS can be traced back to the early 1970s.  Fellows of...

COS & CGS MIGS Position Statement December 2017

Canadian Ophthalmological Society (COS) & Canadian Glaucoma Society (CGS)   Micro-Invasive Or Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) Position Statement December 2017 Current surgical treatments for glaucoma are...