Support Groups & Links
This is a new feature on our site and we aim to add links to this page on a weekly basis, so if you can't find a relevant link on this page or you know of a link that would be suitable, we would love to hear from you, so simply (click here) or use the ask eye 2 eye link to send us an email requesting information on any sight related topic - and we may be able to put you in touch with a support group. We promise to do our best to help you and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
The CaF Directory- Glaucoma Support Group, a UK Based Site, working towards raising awareness of Glaucoma around the world.
Wills Glaucoma Service & Foundation To Prevent Blindness -An American based site, with a chat room for people with questions about Glaucoma, and weekly chats hosted by DR Rick Wilson, who is a specialist at the Jefferson school of medicine and the Vice president of the American Glaucoma Society
Glaucoma - Patient UK- This is a great resource site for people who suffer from Glaucoma, or are related to a Glaucoma sufferer.
European Association for the Study of Diabetic Eye Complications - A professional site but with lots of patient information about diabetes and eye problems related to diabetes such as cataracts and diabetic retinopathy.
Cataract Related Links:
Other Useful Links:
Royal National Institute for the Blind (R.N.I.B) - The R.N.I.B, is a registered Charity, and the site is full of information for partially sighted people Events sponsored by the charity are also listed here, as well as useful information, not to mention a great FAQ page and a message board where you can post your questions. You can even make an on-line donation to this worthy cause.
Fight For Sight is a national charity raising funds for research into the prevention of blindness and treatment of eye disease. The charity was established in 1965 and has a history of close association with the Institute of Ophthalmology, research partner to the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital.
Every day in the UK, 120 people lose their sight through eye disease or injury;
worldwide 45 million people are blind. Fight for Sight is in the forefront
of the battle against blindness.