Vision, mission, values and priorities

Vision statement

Our vision is that all people with glaucoma and those at risk should have the knowledge and access to the care they need to avoid preventable sight loss.

Mission statement

The International Glaucoma Association is the charity for people with glaucoma, an eye condition that may lead to loss of sight. Our mission is to raise awareness of glaucoma, promote research related to early diagnosis and treatment and to provide support to patients and all those that care for them. 

Core Values

  • Compassion – We will treat everyone who needs our help and assistance with empathy, sincerity and care

  • Honesty – We will conduct ourselves and our activities with trust and integrity

  • Excellence – We are passionate about everything we do, and committed to “going the extra mile” individually and collectively

  • Equality – We respect each other and value diversity

  • Relevance – We will evolve to serve the needs of our audience so that we are relevant both today and tomorrow.

Key priorities

  • Raising the public awareness of glaucoma

  • Raising awareness of the IGA amongst health care professionals

  • Improving glaucoma patient education

  • Maintain, improve and diversify income