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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.

10 September 2015

The International Glaucoma Association (IGA) announces a new Liverpool based research projects during National Eye Health Week* (21-27 September) in a bid to improve treatments and quality of life for glaucoma patients. Mitochondrial Dysfunction in the Commonest Form of Glaucoma’ The IGA and the UK and Eire Glaucoma Society (UKEGS) is funding research by Dr […]

10 September 2015

The International Glaucoma Association (IGA) announces a new Nottingham based research project during National Eye Health Week* (21-27 September) in a bid to improve treatments and quality of life for glaucoma patients. Quality of life assessment in glaucoma patients undergoing glaucoma surgery The IGA and the UK and Eire Glaucoma Society (UKEGS) is funding research […]

10 September 2015

The International Glaucoma Association (IGA) announces two Manchester based research projects during National Eye Health Week* (21-27 September) in a bid to improve treatments and quality of life for glaucoma patients. Evaluation of Virtual clinics for Glaucoma Care A two year joint study with the UK and Eire Glaucoma Society is being conducted by Robert […]

18 July 2015

18 July 2014 A new study comparing treatments for advanced glaucoma has recently started. TAGS will compare two standard NHS treatments – medical management (eye drops) or surgery (trabeculectomy) – to find out which is better in terms of participants’ quality of life. Participating hospitals will seek to recruit new referrals to glaucoma clinics (via […]

6 June 2015

Millions of drivers over the age of 45 could be risking losing their driving licence and potentially their vision, by not taking an eye test every 1-2 years as recommended by the International Glaucoma Association (IGA). According to a new survey by the IGA, 18% of the 1,000 over 45s surveyed said they had either not […]

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