This article was originally written by Anthony Khawaja and Kian Madjed for Insight magazine. We still don’t fully understand why some people get glaucoma and others don’t. This leads many glaucoma experts to seek out causes of high eye pressure, or to look past eye pressure at other reasons why glaucoma may develop. We know […]
Glaucoma UK is a small charity but has a big impact!
Read our latest news including recent updates about our organisation and sight saving research, as well as stories where people living with glaucoma share their thoughts and experiences.
This article was originally written for Insight magazine by Jenny Bosten, University of Sussex, and Ruth Hogg, Queen’s University Belfast. Previous research studies involving interviews with patients about their experiences of glaucoma monitoring highlighted a general dislike for the visual field test. Many patients find it long, old fashioned and tiring. Commercially available virtual reality […]
You may be aware that Glaucoma UK is part of a partnership of sight sector charities. One of the pieces of work we’re doing at the moment is looking at eye care pathways and making sure people get the support they need, when they need it. We’d like to invite you to a focus group […]
Glaucoma UK has partnered with Fight for Sight in launching a small grant award. The award is for research addressing sight loss associated with glaucoma and is particularly targeted at feasibility and pilot studies. The aim is to make novel research ideas more competitive for larger follow-on funding. Applications must be submitted via the […]
Glaucoma Awareness Week is an annual event where we encourage people in the UK to talk about glaucoma. Did you know that an estimated 700,000 people in the UK have glaucoma, but half of them don’t even know it? Our goal is to prevent vision loss caused by glaucoma, and it all starts with spreading […]