Glaucoma UK announces United Kingdom & Eire Glaucoma Society (UKEGS) Research Award 2024

Glaucoma UK is delighted to announce that this year’s UKEGS Research Award is now open to UKEGS members. The award, funded by Glaucoma UK and UKEGS, offers up to £50,000 for projects aimed at impacting patient care, scientific advancement, or understanding of glaucoma.

Glaucoma UK offers up to £50,000 for the Open Call Research Award 2024

Glaucoma UK accepts applications for the Open Call Research Award 2024, which offers up to £50,000 in funding for glaucoma-related research. This award invites both clinical and non-clinical researchers who aim to enhance our understanding of glaucoma, and improve outcomes for people living with the disease.

Local campaigner with glaucoma from Manchester shortlisted for RNIB See Differently Award

A man from Manchester has been shortlisted for an RNIB See Differently Award in recognition of his campaigning to raise awareness of glaucoma and the importance of eye care among young people and those of East Asian heritage.

Glaucoma UK launches the Pitts Crick Career Development Fellowship in celebration of its golden jubilee anniversary

Glaucoma UK is a leading charity dedicated to supporting those affected by glaucoma. The charity is proud to announce the establishment of the Pitts Crick Career Development Fellowship, a three-year post-doctoral research fellowship awarded to help mark the charity’s golden jubilee anniversary. The fellowship will support a rising star within glaucoma research, who the charity hopes will go on to play a pivotal role in transforming glaucoma diagnosis or treatment into the future.

Glaucoma UK announces £100,000 Health and Social Care Professionals Award for 2024

Glaucoma UK is pleased to announce that applications for its Health and Social Care Professionals Research Award are now open.

Do you have four minutes? Glaucoma service questionnaire.

Please take four minutes to complete this questionnaire which aims to examine the role of healthcare professionals for care provision within the glaucoma service.

New President and President-elect of the UK and Éire Glaucoma Society announced (1)

Glaucoma UK has announced the appointments of the new President and President-elect for its UK and Éire Glaucoma Society (UKEGS).

Fife councillors experience street obstacles wearing sight loss simulation-spectacles

A cross-party group of Dunfermline Councillors tried to navigate around obstacles and clutter on the streets of Dunfermline on the morning of Friday, November 24th wearing spectacles that mimic different sight loss conditions.

World leading ophthalmology experts join line-up at free optometry summit in Bristol

Up to 12 CPD points on offer as SpaMedica hosts its 2023 Optometry Conference at The Bristol Pavilion on 26 November.

Clinic invests in Hampshire people’s eyecare

Sight-saving specialist Newmedica has officially opened a multimillion-pound clinic for the people of Hampshire.

Dr Paul Singh and Prof Gus Gazzard on laser as first line therapy

Both the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the European Glaucoma Society (EGS) have updated their preferred practice regimens to recognize or recommend SLT as an initial intervention for glaucoma and the NICE UK are now guiding doctors to use SLT before drops.

Researchers pursue personalised pathways for glaucoma care

Researchers, funded by Glaucoma UK in partnership with The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, are investigating the potential for personalised glaucoma care by mapping clinical trial data and real-word outcomes to individuals.

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