When you are diagnosed with a sight loss condition, it can be overwhelming and you might not know what to do first. We are here to guide you with what to do after receiving a diagnosis and to help you get any support you may need.

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A macular condition can bring practical and emotional life changes. Telling other people about your sight loss will help to make those changes easier.


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When you are first diagnosed with macular disease, it can be a shock and you might not know what to do next. You might not even fully understand what your new condition is.

Last review date: 02 2022
Next review date: 12 2023

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Free confidential advice and support

Call our helpline on 0300 3030 111

Lines are open 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday

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