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%.

Radio 4 In Touch: Tonight 8:40 pm

Karen Osborn and Gus Gazzard will be answering listener questions about glaucoma tonight on Radio 4’s In Touch at 8:40 pm.

It's National Eye Health Week

We’ve launched a new campaign for National Eye Health Week (21 – 27 September 2020) to give people living with glaucoma and dry eye disease confidence that their diagnosis shouldn’t hold them back from taking part in digital activities.

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.

Find support

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.

Become a member

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.

Find out more

“I am a nurse and I need to maintain my sight, so I turned to Glaucoma UK for services and information. The current Coronavirus pandemic highlights the importance of research and clinical trials to pioneer cures and new treatments to fight disease. This is why I am passionate about supporting Glaucoma UK.”

Go to our summer appeal

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