Providing help to everyone living with glaucoma

It's Glaucoma Awareness Week

The number of people living with glaucoma in the UK is expected to increase by nearly a third between 2020 and 2035. Protect your sight by getting your eyes tested.

We need your support

Between 2020 and 2035, the number of people with glaucoma in the UK is expected to increase by nearly a third. That means more people than ever will find themselves needing our support, just like Frances did. Help us be there for them by donating today.

Access our Glaucoma Awareness Week resources

With Glaucoma Awareness Week taking place from 27 June – 3 July 2022, you can play your part in spreading awareness about the disease and the importance of regular eye tests. We’ve created a wealth of resources to help, including social media assets, limited edition posters, Zoom backgrounds and more.

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, 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
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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.

Glaucoma diagnosis

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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