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How can eye clinics improve AMD services?

Posted: Wednesday 3 March 2021 at 10:22

A new initiative to improve hospital eye care services for patients with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) will be the subject of this month’s Virtual Clinic.

“I might look like you, but I am living with a sight condition. It impacts my vision and my mental health every day”

Posted: Friday 26 February 2021 at 10:59

Beth was diagnosed with a rare type of macular disease, in January last year. It took three months for her to get the diagnosis after she started experiencing flashes of light in her vision.

Coronavirus home testing kits made more accessible for people with sight loss

Posted: Monday 22 February 2021 at 15:14

The government has introduced a number of new improvements to the home testing programme to make them more accessible to those living with sight loss.

Help researchers build new assistive technology

Posted: Thursday 18 February 2021 at 11:15

Researchers are calling for your help to understand your preferred ways of accessing information online.

“There were people in the house and they wouldn’t let me out”

Posted: Tuesday 16 February 2021 at 12:01

Angela Edwards had a lucky escape after jumping from her bedroom window after experiencing ‘terrifying’ visual hallucinations.

Homeschooling tips

Posted: Thursday 11 February 2021 at 11:45

The pandemic has presented new challenges to everyone and for parents, homeschooling has possibly been one of the biggest.

Charles Bonnet Syndrome storyline to feature on TV soap opera

Posted: Thursday 4 February 2021 at 16:50

Next week a character in popular TV soap opera Coronation Street will admit to experiencing visual hallucinations, known as Charles Bonnet Syndrome.

Has the coronavirus affected your sight? We would like to hear from you

Posted: Thursday 4 February 2021 at 09:58

If you have wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and have been unable to receive injections for any reason during the pandemic and this has adversely affected your sight, we would like to hear from you.