Health Services


NHS Confederation

Ophthalmic Research Network

Patient Directory

Professional Bodies

Royal College of Ophthalmologists

The College of Optometrists  

American Academy of Ophthalmology

Royal College of Nursing

Royal College of General Practitioners

Royal College of General Practitioners (Scotland)

Royal College of Surgeons of England

Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain

General Medical Council

General Optical Council

Eye Health Alliance The Eye Health Alliance brings together the professional and representative optical bodies and eye care charities to campaign for better eye health for all.

World Council of Optometry The WCO is a membership organisation for optometry associations and institutions world-wide and has 86 members in 48 countries.

Other medical professional organisations


Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

EyeText Global Ophthalmic Community

ISOPT (International Symposium on Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics)

International Centre for Eye Health

American Glaucoma Society

Canadian Ophthalmological Society

The Glaucoma Foundation

The Glaucoma Research Foundation

American Health Assistance Foundation - National Glaucoma Research

Glaucoma Australia

Glaucoma New Zealand 

European Glaucoma Forum (German language)

United Kingdom

UK & Eire Glaucoma Society

British Ophthalmic Society Anaesthesia

Institute of Ophthalmology, London

Moorfields Eye Hospital, London

The Society for Clinical Ophthalmolgy


Société Française du Glaucome French glaucoma society created by ophthalmologists in 1979.

European Glaucoma Society

Greek Glaucoma Society 

Pharmaceutical Companies 

Alcon Manufacturers of: Azopt, Betoptic, Lopidine, Pilogel and Travatan 

Allergan Manufacturers of: Alphagan, Betagan, Lumigan and Propine

Goldshield Group plc Suppliers of Diamox

Merck Sharp & Dohme UK Manufacturers of: Timoptol, Timoptol LA, Trusopt and Cosopt

Novartis UK Manufacturers of: Nyogel and Teoptic

Pfizer UK: Manufacturers of Xalatan and Xalacom

Other charities

CLIMB (Children Living with Inherited Metabolic Diseases)

Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB)

RNIB Sightline Directory lists services and organisations that help blind and partially sighted people in the UK. 

Sight Action Supporting blind and partially sighted people in the Highlands and Western Isles.

The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association Breeding and training guide dogs, training viaually impaired people to use guide dogs and providing other services and facilities for sight impaired people.

British Wireless for the Blind Fund provides high quality, easy to use audio equipment which has been specially designed and adapted for listeners living with sight loss.


Vision Simulator

GL Foundation- Children with glaucoma

My Local Optician

IXMUS Providers of a new coloured type of Amsler Grid for use in the detection of macular degeneration (free to patients)

EYE HELP was formed to offer a unique reference point on eye problems and eye care. Whatever your eye colour or condition, you'll find useful advice on eye care, glasses, lenses and treatments here.

Disability direct This website has been created to bring all aspects of life with either a prevalent disability or disabilitating condition into a single location, whether it is physical, mental, health related or the elderly and age related.

A2i Transcription Services A2i can transcribe your documents to Daisy format. Documents are adapted for audio and text where necessary, including transcription of diagrams and pictures if appropriate.

Large Print Bookshop The website has been designed for maximum accessibility and provides something that the Right to Read alliance has been asking for - a comprehensive list of what is available in large print in the English language.  

Please Note: The following links are provided without any recommendation, implied or otherwise beyond that which is given in the attached notes. This is because as an Association we are unable to evaluate any services offered and can therefore accept no liability in respect of information or services thus provided.