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.
NHS England launched Improving eye health and reducing sight loss – a Call to Action on 12 June 2014. The IGA will be working with others to provide a national response to this consultation, but urges both the public and professionals to get involved. The call to action aims to focus on taking a more preventative […]Read More
12 May 2014 This year’s National Glaucoma Awareness Week 2014 is urging people to take Action for Sight, and have regular eye tests, particularly if they are at an increased risk of developing glaucoma. People of African-Caribbean origin are four times more likely to develop the condition, and are more likely for it to appear […]Read More
The European Coalition for Vision calls on MEPs to support better vision and eye health across Europe, and uphold the rights of visually impaired people. 4th February, Strasburg – The European Coalition for Vision (ECV) (1) and the Coalition’s manifesto for the European Parliament elections (2) were launched today at the European Parliament seat in Strasbourg. The manifesto, presented in an event hosted […]Read More
15 January 2014 The International Glaucoma Association (IGA) launches its 40th Anniversary Appeal to raise further funds for the diagnosis, management and treatment of glaucoma. In 1974 Ronald Pitts Crick set up the IGA in order to prevent the loss of sight from glaucoma. Over 40 years on, and the organisation has the same mission: “To […]Read More
For those of you who were able to join us at our recent Annual General Meeting in March, you’ll have had the pleasure of meeting Joanne already. We’re delighted to share that Joanne has now started her new role as Glaucoma UK’s Chief Executive. We sat down with Joanne to learn a little more about […]Read More