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Put your sight in the spotlight for Glaucoma Awareness Week 2022

27th June to 3rd July is Glaucoma Awareness Week 2022, and this year's event is highlighting the importance of regular sight tests. Glaucoma can be symptomless in the early stages, meaning that significant sight can be lost before diagnosis.

In Wales, a visit to an optometrist is free if:

For more information, visit the Eye Care Wales website.

Glaucoma UK is the charity that provides help, information and support to anyone affected by the condition and professionals working with them. This support includes a range of literature, support groups, a telephone helpline and a buddy scheme.

For more information about Glaucoma Awareness Week, click here, and look for #GlaucomaAwarenessWeek on Twitter during the event. The Glaucoma UK Helpline number is 01233 64 81 70 or email

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