Providing help to everyone living with glaucoma

Want to know more about driving with glaucoma?

Losing the ability to drive is one of the most common fears for people with glaucoma, but only 12% of those diagnosed actually lose their driving licence. Everything you need to know about the DVLA’s rules is detailed on our driving with glaucoma page.

Take on a challenge for Glaucoma UK

Set yourself a challenge in 2023 and raise money to support people with glaucoma. Get inspired by reading about people like Nishani, who is going to climb the equivalent of Mount Everest on skis!

Register for a digital glaucoma support group

Get advice from an expert about how to live well with glaucoma by joining one of our digital glaucoma support groups. Topics include eye drops, surgeries and how genetics impact the disease. Past recordings as well as details of upcoming events are all available via the button below.

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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Play the Glaucoma UK Lottery

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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