Care & Support

Glaucoma UK is here to provide help, information and support to anyone living with glaucoma.

Helpline

If you’d like to talk about glaucoma, our helpline is available to answer any of your questions and provide advice and support.

Contact our helpline
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COVID-19 advice

Find out how to look after your eyes during lockdown, and how we can support you. From digital support groups to advice on how to keep your medical appointments, you’ll find everything you need to know.

COVID-19 Advice
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Buddy scheme

We have a buddy scheme that puts you in touch with other people with glaucoma. If you’ve been recommended for surgery or laser treatment, we can link you up with with someone who has experienced the same treatment.

Find support
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Forum

Visit our community forum to talk to other people with glaucoma, ask questions and learn about other people’s experiences.

Join our online glaucoma community

Glaucoma forum
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Glaucoma support groups

Glaucoma support groups run regularly up and down the country, and online. Is there one near you? They’re a great place to meet other people with glaucoma, listen to talks from professionals and ask any questions you may have.

Support groups
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Living with glaucoma

If you want to know how to live well with glaucoma, we have more information about:

Lifestyle factors

Discover more about living with glaucoma

Living with glaucoma

Driving with Glaucoma

Discover more about driving with glaucoma

Glaucoma & driving

Sight loss support

Discover more about sight loss support for glaucoma

Support options

Ramadan & Glaucoma

If you have been prescribed drops for your glaucoma, it is essential you use them throughout Ramadan.

Learn why
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Managing your glaucoma

We have a variety of useful resources to help manage your Glaucoma.

In this short video, our helpline advisor Trish Ganszczyk explains how to correctly apply eye drops.

Read more tips and advice about treating your glaucoma with eye drops here.

Insight Magazine Winter 2022

Insight magazine

Our quarterly membership magazine is full of useful information for people with glaucoma and their loved ones. Glaucoma UK members receive the printed magazine delivered direct to their home. We also make our back issues available as a digital edition.

Learn more about Insight

Healthcare Professionals

If you’re a professional caring for people with glaucoma, visit our healthcare professionals hub for resources and information to help you care for them.

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