Professor Keith Barton raises £56,500 in his 10th challenge for Glaucoma UK

Keith and two fellow cyclists raising their bikes in celebration at the finish line.

On May Day Bank Holiday, Keith Barton overcame fatigue and mixed conditions to finish the ride in under 24 hours. He was not even deterred by a treacherous thunderstorm as he cycled to the finish line. Cycling from London to Paris is a popular challenge for cyclists around the world. It is a journey of […]

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Nishani conquers Everest in the Alps Challenge

An image of Nishani holding a champagne bottle and wearing a medal, next to another image of her holding a Glaucoma UK flag.

Nishani Amerasinghe completed the Everest in the Alps challenge, raising over £18,000 for Glaucoma UK so far! As a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Glaucoma Specialist at University Hospital Southampton, Nishani regularly sees the impact glaucoma can have on people. She’s also witnessed it in her own family, with her father having lived with the disease […]

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Fundraising News 21 April 2022

Support Keith’s bid to cycle from London to Paris in 24 hours

Two cyclists riding together in harbour area

Keith Barton, a Professor of Ophthalmology and Glaucoma Specialist at Moorfields Eye Hospital, is raising money for Glaucoma UK by cycling from London to Paris in just 24hrs. His bike ride, which has been postponed three times since May 2020 due to the pandemic, is due to take place from 30 April to 1 May […]

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