Read Marcia’s story: “I felt like I lost my identity overnight. I just wanted to be me. Who was I now?”
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‘I was downhearted but Skills for Seeing lifted me’
Posted: 1 July 2022 at 15:05
A volunteer trainer has shared his experience of the Skills for Seeing service, which offers one-to-one advice to help people make the best use of their remaining vision.
Partnership calls to combat eye treatment delays
Posted: 1 July 2022 at 11:18
The Macular Society is working closely with health bodies across Wales in order to help them combat delays to eye care treatment in the country.
Could zebrafish speed up macular research?
Posted: 30 June 2022 at 13:13
Scientists at the University of Sussex are looking into whether cells from the zebrafish eye can be manipulated to create a macula, which could be used in future research.
‘I won’t let my eye condition stop me’
Posted: 28 June 2022 at 09:31
A 30-year-old postie, recently diagnosed with retinal vein occlusion (RVO) will be taking on the Great North Run for the second consecutive year, to focus on things he can still do after losing his sight in one eye.
“I felt like I lost my identity overnight. But I’m still Marcia, she’s still in there.”
Posted: 20 June 2022 at 07:30
I’ve always been extremely short-sighted, and worn glasses my entire life – my eyesight was normal with my glasses on.