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Glaucoma Week Information

Glaucoma UK logo We have been asked to let our clients know about these events for World Glaucoma Week by our friends at Glaucoma UK. World Glaucoma Week runs from March 7th - 13th 2021.

The events are detailed below with links to the registration pages for each on the Glaucoma UK website:

8th March (3pm) – My experience of glaucoma surgery – We will be joined by 2 patients who have had glaucoma surgery (a trabeculectomy and a shunt) who will talk about their experience and answer questions. Link to register

9th March (1:30pm)  - My experience of taking part in glaucoma research – We will be joined by Mark Wagstaff who took part in glaucoma research into visual field monitoring. Link to register

11th March (7pm) – Who can help with my glaucoma: What support is available between appointments? Glaucoma UK will be joined by 2 Eye Clinic Liaison Officers (ECLO’s). As well as glaucoma specific support, we will be discussing vision loss and the many services available to support you if this occurs. Link to register

12th March (6pm) – Glaucoma self-care; how I look after my eyes. We will be joined by a former Glaucoma UK trustee who will talk about his life with glaucoma for over 30 years, including learning how to be a pilot! Then we’ll open the floor to you to share your hints, tips and frustrations of living with glaucoma. Link to register

19th March (3pm)  - Glaucoma and Eye Drops – Angela James, Ophthalmic Pharmacist with NHS Lothian will talk all things eye drops! Great presentation for anyone struggling with drops or needs advice. Link to register

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