Providing help to everyone living with glaucoma

Watch our National Eye Health Week video

Our campaign delivers essential bitesize information about glaucoma split into seven short videos we are sharing on social media throughout the week. We’ve put all the messages together into one useful video that you can watch here.

What is glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a complicated disease and getting to grips with exactly what’s happening in the eye can take time. For a comprehensive guide on the structure of the eye and why keeping eye pressure within the normal range is so important, click the button below.

Become a Glaucoma UK member

Join the Glaucoma UK community to gain exclusive access to resources and information. Our membership magazine provides firsthand tips and advice on living with glaucoma, updates from medical experts about research and treatments, and the latest news within our organisation.

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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