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General Ophthalmic Services (GOS) Glossary Term

The provision of sight tests when clinically necessary to eligible patients by optometrists or ophthalmic medical practitioners including providing optical vouchers to eligible patients to assist them in the purchase of glasses or contact lenses.
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Giant cell or temporal arteritis Glossary Term

A condition affecting the arteries which can cause serious sight loss if untreated.
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Glaucoma Glossary Term

A group of eye conditions which cause optic nerve damage and can affect vision. Glaucoma damages the optic nerve at the point where it leaves your eye.
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Grants Glossary Term

Financial assistance, often specifically directed towards, and restricted to, the purpose for which the grant was established.
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