Providing help to everyone living with glaucoma

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The holiday season is fast approaching, and to help you spread some festive cheer we’re releasing a range of cards for you to share with family and friends.

Register for a Digital Glaucoma Support Group

Our digital glaucoma support groups cover a range of topics. We’re sure there’s something planned that will interest you.

Ready to run a marathon?

We’re looking for people to run the Virtual London Marathon 2021 in aid of Glaucoma UK. You can be part of the race by completing the 26.2 miles on Sunday 3 October 2021 from home, or wherever you are, on a course of your choice.

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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Nominations open for Excellence in Glaucoma Care Awards

As traditional eye services play pandemic catch-up and new services are being developed at astonishing speed, we feel it’s vital to celebrate the wonderful work being done in glaucoma care.

Find out more about the awards

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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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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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