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Glaucoma Association
We provide information, literature, advice and fund essential research to prevent unnecessary loss of sight through early detection, diagnosis and treatment
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Glaucoma Association 3h
A choir of blind veterans has released its first record to mark Armed Forces Day on Saturday.
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Glaucoma Association 6h
At least 100 children are diagnosed with glaucoma every year in the UK, and face possible sight loss, eye drops and surgery. Will you help us to help them by donating to our appeal?
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Blind Veterans UK Jun 25
It’s . Many of our have lost their sight due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD). One of those is Ken. Losing your sight can be very . This macular week, help us spread awareness by sharing Ken’s story. 👉👈
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Macular Wales 13h
Day 3 of Macular Week and will be at Glangwilli General Hospital (outside Eye clinic) raising awareness of AMD . Come and say hello and learn about the support services available . Joining me will be Eryl .
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Glaucoma Association 8h
Not keen on online shopping? have loads of in-store options which raise FREE funds for us when you eat, shop & relax! >
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Glaucoma Association Jun 25
For your diary: Patient Conference at Holiday Inn Leicester on Friday 12 July 2019 at 2.30pm-5pm. Presentations by leading glaucoma experts, an open Q&A session followed by a drinks reception. Email r.kew@iga.org.uk or phone 01233 64 81 64 to book.
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Glaucoma Association Jun 25
It's exciting to see new developments in treatment. There are lots of different treatment options which might come on the scene in the next 10 years
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Glaucoma Association Jun 25
Our summer appeal focuses on childhood and early-onset . Around 27,000 people aged between 18 and 40 in the UK have glaucoma and at least 100 children are diagnosed each year. Read Laura's story (and donate) here
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Glaucoma Association Jun 25
Lincolnshire Support Group meets on Friday 28th June at 1.30pm for 2pm start, at Lecture Hall, Education Centre, Pilgrim Hospital, Sibsey Road, Boston PE21 9QS. Contact Darralynne Stellon 01205 36 48 01.
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Optometry Today Jun 25
Passing through St Pancras train station this evening? Then take a moment to listen to deafblind musician, Mark Pampel. He's performing to support and raise awareness for .
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Glaucoma Association Jun 24
Adorable blind cat Louie has 30,000 fans
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Glaucoma Association Jun 24
Aberdeen Support Group meets on Thursday 27th June 2pm-4pm at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Waiting room 2, Forresterhill Eye Clinic AB25 2ZG. Contact Philippa Mason 07889 10 21 89 or p.mason@iga.org.uk
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Glaucoma Association Jun 24
"Many patients put up with minor symptoms as they don’t feel like they are severe enough to seek advice for." Supporting patients with dry eye:
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Glaucoma Association Jun 24
Thank you so much to everyone who helped to spread the word about and our messages that regular eye tests can save your sight, and that if you've been diagnosed with glaucoma it's vital to keep using any eye drops prescribed.
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Macular Society Jun 24
Kelly was diagnosed with an inherited form of macular disease 29 years ago. Two of her three young boys have it too - one is just four years old. Please share her video and help us find a cure.
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Glaucoma Association Jun 23
Jill Aldred and Helen Brazier were both diagnosed with in their 40s and have personal experience of various treatments. Grab a cuppa and settle down for a nice long read as they discuss their experiences.
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Glaucoma Association Jun 23
West Midlands Support Group meets on Wednesday 26th June 1pm-3pm at John Palmer Hall, Union Road, Solihull B91 3DG. Contact Carole Atkins for details carole.atkins@heartofengland.nhs.uk
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Glaucoma Association Jun 22
Our helpline (Sightline) 01233 64 81 70 is open from 9.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Our helpline advisors will listen to your concerns, answer your questions and provide sound advice on protecting your sight. If you prefer, you can email sightline@iga.org.uk
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Glaucoma Association Jun 22
Costumer designer on Julian Day, and bespoke frame-maker, David Cox, talk about creating eyewear for the Elton John biopic
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Optometry Today Jun 21
As part of the International Glaucoma Association is highlighting how glaucoma patients can manage their eye drops while on holiday.
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