Definition: A chronic condition caused by disturbances in the body's immune system and around 70% of patients will experience inflamation of the eye.
Category: Eye Condition
Credit: Behcets Syndrome Society
Services specifically catering for people with Behcet's Syndrome
Financial aid - (Behcet's Syndrome Society)Service
The Society will provide grants
to help people who are in hardship because of Behçet's disease. To provide a grant, evidence of the amount needed must be provided. Examples of claims which might be funded include prepayment certificate for drugs, help with travel
to hospital, household bills, help towards computer with reading aids/voice recognition
if you are visually impaired
, or aids/other equipment not available on the NHS to help if you are disabled
A telephone helpline
for members which is available between 9.00 am and 8.00 pm on weekdays and between 10 am and 6 pm on weekends and bank holidays
(see website for full details). It is run by volunteers so answerphones may be used at certain times. Callers who leave a message are contacted as soon as possible at the Society's expense.