Welcome to the American Glaucoma Society

AGS is the preeminent organization dedicated to improving the lives of all people with glaucoma and those at risk by leading the advancement of education, research, health care access, and advocacy.

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About the Organization

The American Glaucoma Society (AGS) comprises glaucoma specialists who are dedicated to sharing clinical and scientific information for the benefit of patients, colleagues, fellows and residents.

Since the establishment of the Society, the number of members has increased from 13 founding members in 1986 to over 1,600 today, from 17 countries, including members who are currently in glaucoma fellowship training, fellowship trained glaucoma specialists, and scientists active in glaucoma research.

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  • Connect with Peers

    The Open Forum Community is your place to ask questions, share content, and learn from each other in a safe, secure environment. Start interacting with other glaucoma specialists today.

  • Access & Share Resources

    Your AGS membership includes access to surgical videos, podcasts, coding and billing information, the Ophthalmology® Glaucoma journal, and much more. Start exploring.

  • Earn Points & Badges

    Posting, commenting, and uploading resources all earn points for your profile. Earn enough points and you'll win badges. The more everyone participates, the more robust our community is.

Glaucoma FAQs

Patients, get your glaucoma questions answered.

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Find a Doctor

Search for a glaucoma specialist near you.

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Find Low-Cost Care

National and state-level patient resources.

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AGS Family Matters

A Glaucoma Screening Program for Family Members

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Reap the Rewards of AGS Membership

Not a member? Become one today! The AGS offers a multitude of clinical, practice management, advocacy, and networking resources that you won't find anyplace else. Explore our five types of memberships or change your membership level.

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Meet, Learn, and Network With Your Glaucoma Peers

Washington, DC 
Omni Shoreham Hotel
February 26 - March 2, 2025

We encourage AGS Members to join us on February 26 for Advocacy Day!

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