Research 18 July 2023

Does menopause play a role in glaucoma development?

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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 […]

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Blog Research 29 November 2022

Visual field testing using a virtual reality headset

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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 […]

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Research 13 October 2022

Can you share your views and experiences to help build effective pathways for people with glaucoma?

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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 […]

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News Research 20 April 2022

Apply for the Glaucoma UK Small Grant award

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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 […]

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