Providing help to everyone affected by glaucoma

About glaucoma

Between 2015 and 2035, the number of people living with glaucoma in the UK is expected to increase by 44%.

Apply for funding

Applications for Glaucoma UK £100,000 PhD Studentship close 30 October 2020. Apply now.

Digital glaucoma support groups are back!

We’ve just released details of two new digital glaucoma support groups.

Care and support every step of the journey

Glaucoma UK is here to provide help, information and support to anyone affected by glaucoma. From our free glaucoma helpline to our buddy scheme, find out more about the many ways we can support you at every stage of your glaucoma journey.

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Legacy Awareness Month 2020

We offer a free will writing service that will connect you with a qualified solicitor in your local area. This makes writing your will simple and convenient. A properly written will is essential to make sure your wishes are carried out, and ensures you are in control of what happens.

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Join Glaucoma UK

Become a member of Glaucoma UK and join the fight against glaucoma!

Our members really can become part of the work we do. When you join you’ll receive a range of benefits.

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Health professionals

We value our relationships with healthcare professionals working in the field of glaucoma.

We provide support, resources and training for optometrists, ECLOs, rehab workers, domiciliary care workers and other health professionals.

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Free conference for glaucoma specialists and eye health professionals

The UK and Eire Glaucoma Society (UKEGS) annual conference will be hosted digitally for the first time in its history in light of the global pandemic.

We are now inviting abstracts for ePoster presentation at the 2020 conference. The deadline for submission is 12 October.

Funding research to save sight

We are working tirelessly to support UK researchers to shed light on early diagnosis, care and treatment that will help everyone affected by glaucoma.

Research hub

Your stories

From being diagnosed to getting to grips with treatments and how glaucoma affects everyday life, these stories give a voice to those who are dealing with the disease – and may be experiencing the same things as you or a member of your family.

Your stories