2018 Annual Canadian Glaucoma Society Meeting

The 4th Annual Canadian Glaucoma Society (CGS) Meeting was held on February 2 – 3, 2018 in Whistler, British Columbia, hosting an informative weekend of glaucoma talks, with discussions of old problems and new solutions from Canadian faculty and international speakers.

Target Audience

The target audience of the 4th Annual CGS Meeting is Canadian glaucoma specialists.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the meeting, participants will be able to:

  • Review post-operative complications management for traditional glaucoma surgeries.
  • Showcase challenging surgical videos with interactive group discussion of management approaches.
  • Identify options and potential challenges in managing special secondary glaucoma scenarios.
  • Review updates in optic disc imaging technology and potential pitfalls in interpretation.
  • Discuss experience and clinical outcomes with new medication options in glaucoma therapy.
  • Share clinical experiences and techniques on recent glaucoma laser modalities.
  • Compare the patient selection criteria, efficacy, access, surgical techniques and post-operative management with multiple microinvasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) options.
  • Review management of challenging MIGS intra-operative and post-operative scenarios.
  • Examine the existing Canadian Ophthalmological Society glaucoma management guidelines and identify areas in need of updates.
  • Discuss and review the crucial elements of informed consent for medical and surgical glaucoma management.
  • Discuss and sharing of various surgical techniques for traditional filtering glaucoma procedures


The Canadian Glaucoma Society Meeting is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1), as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and was approved by the Canadian Ophthalmological Society. Physicians may claim a maximum of 8.5 hours.

For more information, please consult the Canadian Glaucoma Society website.