Behcet's Syndrome

Definition: A chronic condition caused by disturbances in the body's immune system and around 70% of patients will experience inflamation of the eye.

Category: Eye Condition

Credit: Behcets Syndrome Society

Source: http://www.behcets.org.uk/information-for-patients/what-is-behcets-disease/


Services specifically catering for people with Behcet's Syndrome

Financial aid - (Behcet's Syndrome Society)Service

The Society will provide grants to help people who are in hardship because of Beh├žet's disease. To provide a grant, evidence of the amount needed must be provided. Examples of claims which might be funded include prepayment certificate for drugs, help with travel to hospital, household bills, help towards computer with reading aids/voice recognition if you are visually impaired, or aids/other equipment not available on the NHS to help if you are disabled.
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Behcet's Society Helpline - (Behcet's Syndrome Society)Service

A telephone helpline for members which is available between 9.00 am and 8.00 pm on weekdays and between 10 am and 6 pm on weekends and bank holidays (see website for full details). It is run by volunteers so answerphones may be used at certain times. Callers who leave a message are contacted as soon as possible at the Society's expense.
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