Library talks to raise awareness of Glaucoma

There will be a series of talks to raise awareness of Glaucoma taking place at various Live Life Aberdeenshire libraries.

The International Glaucoma Association (IGA) will be delivering the meetings at the libraries to coincide with National Glaucoma Awareness Week, which takes place from Monday, June 17 to Sunday, June 23.

The talks will happen at the following libraries:

Monday, June 17 from 2pm to 4pm at Fraserburgh Library.
Tuesday, June 18 from 2pm to 4pm at Westhill Library.
Wednesday, June 19 from 3pm to 4:30pm at Turriff Library.
Thursday, June 20 from 10am to 12:30pm at Banff Library.
Friday, June 21 from 2pm to 4pm at Ellon Library.

Cllr Anne Stirling, Aberdeenshire Council’s Communities Committee chair, said: “I am pleased to see Live Life Aberdeenshire Libraries supporting raising awareness of Glaucoma. I hope that those attending the talks find them informative and useful.”

Philippa Mason, IGA Development Manager for Scotland who is based in Aberdeen, said: “I’m keen to enhance glaucoma support services for all those affected by the condition in Scotland, and I am particularly excited about what can be done on my home patch in the North-East.” 

You can book by visiting  or telephone the local library where the talk is taking place, full contact details for libraries is available on the Live Life Aberdeenshire website.