Providing help to everyone living with glaucoma

"I was lucky"

Frances Baillie was diagnosed with glaucoma following a routine eye check-up. Prior to her diagnosis, she had no idea that there was anything wrong.

Apply for our £50,000 UKEGS research award

This ophthalmology-focused open call grant is open to all UKEGS members. The closing date for applications is 13 August 2022.

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Become a Glaucoma UK supporter by signing up to our email newsletter. Hear about our latest activities, events, research, campaigns, support services, fundraising, and how you can support our sight-saving work.

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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Your stories

From being diagnosed to getting to grips with treatments and how glaucoma affects everyday life, including during lockdown, 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
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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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How is glaucoma diagnosed?

Eye tests aren’t just about how well you can see, or whether you need glasses. During an eye test, an optometrist also looks at the health of your eyes.

Find out more about the importance of attending your eye appointments.


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For just £1 per week, you will have the chance to win cash prizes while supporting people with glaucoma and funding sight-saving research.

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