World Glaucoma Congress a 'landmark' event

February 1, 2005

Vienna, Austria—In an unprecedented event, the Association of International Glaucoma Societies (AIGS) is hosting the World Glaucoma Congress in Vienna, Austria. Organizers believe the meeting, which runs July 6 to 9, will attract about 2,000 general ophthalmologists, glaucoma specialists, and industry representatives to study a disease that is debilitating to more than 100 million people worldwide.