Support groups

Meeting other people with glaucoma is a great way of sharing information and experiences. Support groups are also attended by health care professionals, so you’ll have an opportunity to speak with them in a relaxed atmosphere and ask the questions that matter most to you. Every group is different, but many also have guest speakers, run social events and arrange fundraising activities.

Please be aware that during the Coronavirus emergency, all support group meetings have been postponed. Please contact the relevant organiser for details of when they’ll be back.

Digital support groups

Get the information, advice and support you need during lockdown. Join our new digital support groups, starting on 9th July.

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Support Groups in your area

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What our patients think

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I wish I had attended the group years ago, so thank you very much for inviting me along.

I immensely enjoyed the meeting. It was a lovely blend of new research information and practical, helpful tips for improving my glaucoma self-care.

I’m now looking forward to my next medical consultation where I can discuss my glaucoma with greater confidence.

For more information or to find your local support group, use the search tool (coming soon!), call our helpline on 01233 64 81 70 or email helpline@glaucoma.uk. We’re open 9.30am – 5.00pm on weekdays.

We hope to see you at a support group soon!

Setting up a support group

 

If you would like information on setting up your own Glaucoma Support Group, please download our ‘Getting started’ guide.

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If you have already set up a Glaucoma Support Group and would like further information/help, please download our ‘Running a Support Group’ guide

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