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.

Take part in Glaucoma Awareness Week

Glaucoma Awareness Week takes place on 28 June – 4 July 2021 and this year’s theme is family and loved ones.  

Digital glaucoma support groups

We’re hosting digital glaucoma support groups throughout May. These webinars provide useful, practical information from industry leading experts to help you live better with glaucoma. Find out how to attend for free today.

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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Digital support groups

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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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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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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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