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Optometric Glaucoma Symposium

Highlighting the latest advances in glaucoma for practicing eye care professionals.

Saturday, February 8, 2025
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square


This 10th annual Continuing Education course for practicing optometrists highlights the latest advances in glaucoma. Presented by the Glaucoma Research and Education Group in partnership with Glaucoma Research Foundation. There is no registration fee. This is an in-person only event. Advance registration is required. 


1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

2:00 PM – 5:30 PM
View the 2024 Program Agenda

The Optometric Glaucoma Symposium is a continuing education course for licensed optometrists who want to learn the latest in glaucoma management and medications.

Who Should Attend

Licensed optometrists who want to learn the latest in glaucoma management and medications.


All Glaucoma 360 events will be held at Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square, 335 Powell Street, San Francisco.

GRF education resources to share with your patients


Download these electronic PDF samples of our educational booklets:

Frequently Asked Questions

The Optometric Glaucoma Symposium is an “in-person only” event. It will not be live streamed, and it will not be possible to attend virtually.

The hotel room block will be at the Westin St. Francis San Francisco and will open in September 2024. The Westin St. Francis is located at 335 Powell Street on Union Square in San Francisco.

Please see the transportation and parking information on the Venue page of this website.

Glaucoma 360 is the inspiration of Adrienne Graves, PhD and Andrew Iwach, MD, who are both members of the Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) Board of Directors. Dr. Graves is a visual scientist by training, a global industry leader in ophthalmology, and the former CEO of Santen Inc. Dr. Iwach, GRF’s Board Chair, is Executive Director of the Glaucoma Center of San Francisco and the Glaucoma Research and Education Group, Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of California at San Francisco, and a faculty instructor at the California Pacific Medical Center Department of Ophthalmology.

Health Policy

Glaucoma Research Foundation is committed to the health and safety of our attendees, exhibitors, staff, and volunteers. In line with best practices as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the State of California and City of San Francisco, we will not require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for entry to Glaucoma 360.

In addition:
• We recommend that everyone be at least two weeks past their completed COVID-19 vaccine and be up to date with booster shots.
• We recommend attendees stay home if symptoms of any illness are present.
• Mask wearing is optional.