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Glaucoma UK urges people to get their eyes tested amidst sharp rise in glaucoma cases

With the number of people living with glaucoma in the UK expected to increase by almost a third between 2020 and 2035, Glaucoma UK is urging people to get their eyes tested. As part of Glaucoma Awareness Week 2022, which will run from 27 June to 3 July, the charity is highlighting the importance of regular sight tests, commonly referred to as eye tests, with the aim of ending preventable glaucoma sight loss.