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. Everything you need to know about the DVLA’s rules can be found here.

Join our next digital glaucoma support group

Join us for our next digital glaucoma support group focusing on congenital glaucoma. Talking to your children about their disease can be difficult, and we’ll be joined by Ellisha Solinak, an Orthoptist from Manchester Eye Hospital, to discuss this topic.

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Get all the latest updates about glaucoma research and treatments straight to your inbox by signing up to our email newsletter. Hear about our latest activity, updates to the DVLA’s procedures, upcoming events and much more. Whether you have glaucoma yourself, support a loved one who has it, or you just want to know more about the disease, subscribe via the link 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, 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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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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