Description: UK charity providing support and information to people with glaucoma and to professionals. Also funds research.
Tel: 01233 648170
Category: Third/voluntary Sector
Sightline - (Glaucoma UK)Service
Telephone and email helpline
for practical help and advice
and emotional support. The line is open Mon - Fri: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm. After office hours, an answerphone is in operation, where you can leave a message and they will ring you back.
A on-line discussion forum for glaucoma
patients and their families. The website also includes information about all aspects of glaucoma.
UK organises patient support group
s across the UK. The concept of the groups is to allow patients to meet their health care professionals in a relaxed atmosphere, away from the time restricted atmosphere on outpatients, so the condition and treatment can be discussed in more depth. The weblink below gives details and contact points.