To provide information on Glaucoma
IGR is intended for members of WGA affiliated glaucoma societies throughout the world.
Three-monthly publication of a critical review - the Editors Selection - and classified abstracts of all glaucoma literature; in addition: reports, meeting announcements, comments, views, your special attention for paragraph etc..
Main outcome measure:
Abstracts, editors selection, announcements, reports, reviews, opinions for every glaucomatologist.
Concise and unique information on glaucoma literature, comments by experts, data on activities of WGA affiliated glaucoma societies.
IGR is the journal of the World Glaucoma Association (WGA). WGA is an independent, impartial, ethical global organization for glaucoma science and care. More information about the WGA can be found at their website: http://www.worldglaucoma.org
The uniqueness of IGR is its attempted completeness, its classification, and the Editor’s Selection. IGR has the most complete collection of abstracts from the glaucoma literature which are otherwise not available, certainly not within the same time span. It is the only journal that presents a three-monthly critical review of selected glaucoma literature.
Furthermore IGR contains announcements and reports from WGA affiliated glaucoma societies involved.
IGR has an Editorial Board of top glaucomatologists.
With the multitude and variety of publications it seems almost impossible for the ophthalmologist to intelligently read all the relevant subspecialty literature. Even the dedicated glaucomatologist may have difficulty to absorb 1200 yearly publications concerning his/her favorite subject. A solution to this confusing situation may be a critical selection and review of the world literature
IGR provides CONDENSED GLAUCOMA LITERATURE.
IGR uses a five level system; from most selected one-liners (1) to most elaborate (5):