Providing help to everyone affected by glaucoma

COVID 19 Advice

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.

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.

The Glaucoma UK Podcast

We’re proud to announce the launch of The Glaucoma UK Podcast! The show features interviews with industry leading professionals, covering topics that aim to shed light on the disease and offer support for those living with glaucoma.

You can find the show on all major podcast platforms, or by searching ‘Glaucoma UK Podcast’ on your smart speaker.

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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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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 during lockdown.

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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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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.

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Glaucoma Self Care

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.

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