It’s never been more important to look after your health, including your eyesight. Find out how to look after your eyes during lockdown, and how we can support you.
Our 2021 Annual Lectures will be held online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As part of World Glaucoma Week 2021 (7 to 13 March), we’re spotlighting the different support channels we offer to patients and health care professionals. From the top of a hill or a trek through the woods to a supermarket aisle or the comfort of a sofa, support for those living with glaucoma is accessible whenever and wherever you may need it.
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.
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 during lockdown.
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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
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.
If you are living with glaucoma, it’s natural to feel anxious about how to manage the disease and what the future will hold. But with the right treatment and daily maintenance, sight loss is preventable.
Our self care page is full of practical tips and advice for managing you glaucoma at home. From how to prepare for your first appointment to making eye drops easier to apply, you’ll find everything you need to know.