World Glaucoma Week 2019 is 10 - 16 March Please support research into finding new cures and treatments for Glaucoma. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is the most common cause of sight loss amongst those of working age. Pressure is raised in the eye which damages the optic nerve and increasingly causes sight loss. New treatments, including improved eye drops and surgical techniques to reduce this pressure in the eye are being researched. Continue reading about types of Glaucoma. DONATE today What else can you do to help during World Glaucoma Week? Become a patient case study Share your experience of how Glaucoma affected your life. Your powerful story can help us make the case for more research. Leave a legacy Update your will to include the National Eye Research Centre to ensure we can continue to fund the vital eye research that will lead to cures and treatments for diseases of the eye, such as Glaucoma.