Links to external sites

Macular Disease Society

The Macular Society is the national charity for anyone affected by central vision loss. We have more than 21,000 members and, as the biggest membership group in the sight loss sector, we are the voice of people with macular conditions.

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

We’re the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and we’re here for everyone affected by sight loss. Whether you’re losing your sight or you’re blind or partially sighted, our practical and emotional support can help you face the future with confidence.

International Glaucoma Association

We provide help to everyone affected by sight loss from glaucoma. Our information is for everyone who is interested in glaucoma, people who have just been diagnosed, or anyone living with the condition.

The College of Optometrists

The College of Optometrists is the professional, scientific and examining body for optometry in the UK, working for the public benefit.

The EyeBag Company

The MGDRx® EyeBag® was developed in 2004 by British consultant ophthalmologist Mr Teifi James after 15 years experience of treating patients with Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD).

Laser Eye Surgery Pros & Cons

While the procedure remains expensive, and there can be serious complications, for some people the benefit of throwing away their spectacles and lenses is cheap at any price. However, there are risks to the procedure ofwhich even many eye experts are unaware. A small minority of the people who have undergone Lasiksurgery have found their vision not improved, but seriously damaged by the surgery.