Providing help to everyone affected by glaucoma

What is glaucoma?

Exploring three key areas, causes, types, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments.

Living with glaucoma

We’re here to support you through the challenges.

It's Glaucoma Awareness Week 2020

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with glaucoma, Glaucoma UK is here for you.

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.

Find support

“I am a nurse and I need to maintain my sight, so I turned to Glaucoma UK for services and information. The current Coronavirus pandemic highlights the importance of research and clinical trials to pioneer cures and new treatments to fight disease. This is why I am passionate about supporting Glaucoma UK.”


Carolyn Ellery
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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.

Become a member

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.

Find out more

Dry Eye Disease

It is not uncommon for people with glaucoma to be affected by other eye conditions.

Dry eye, or dry eye disease (DED) is a common eye disorder where the eyes don’t make enough tears, or the tears evaporate too quickly.

Dry Eye

Funding research to save sight

We are working tirelessly to support UK researchers to shed light on early diagnosis, care and treatment that will help everyone affected by glaucoma.

Research hub

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.


Your stories
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