Your stories

On this page we share the personal stories of people who are living with glaucoma. 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.

If you have a story that you would like to share, we’d love to hear from you.

Georgie's story

Comedian Georgie Morrell was diagnosed with glaucoma when she was just three years old. Read her story, in her own words, here.

Georgie’s story

Peter’s story highlights the importance of regular eye health checks

Peter’s diagnosis story

Our family journey with congenital glaucoma

It’s hard to imagine the range of emotions that you might go through when you’re told your baby or child has glaucoma. We’re grateful to Kelly Seres for sharing her experience with us.

Read it here

Michael's glaucoma story

Like so many others, Michael’s hectic lifestyle meant he put off having his eyes tested for many years. He is sharing his story to show it is never too early to maintain the health of your eyes.

Michael’s glaucoma story

A tale of two sisters

Six-year-old Scarlett has raised an incredible £610 for Glaucoma UK in aid of her sister Eleira, who was diagnosed with glaucoma at six months old.

Read their story

Helen and Jill's stories

Helen Brazier and Jill Aldred were both diagnosed with glaucoma in their forties and have personal experience of various treatments. They have shared their stories with us.

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