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There are two sides of glaucoma research and support: finding the cure, and helping people afflicted with the disease lead full and healthy lives.
With financial support and generous donations from the community, we can do both. People suffering from diminished vision and blindness can get the support they need from people who understand that glaucoma management is a lifelong pursuit, by talking to counselors and peers.
There are many support groups for people with glaucoma. To find a group that meets in person, check with hospitals and eye care centers in your area.
There are a number of active online glaucoma support groups:
If you would like to recommend an online support group, please let us know!
Last reviewed on August 04, 2016