Being diagnosed with macular disease doesn’t mean you must give up working – far from it. You can continue to make a valuable contribution in the workplace. Understand your legal rights and the range of support that’s out there for you.
Low vision assessment
A low vision assessment (LVA) determines how you can make use of your remaining vision.
Registering as sight impaired
If you have a permanent visual impairment, you may be eligible to be registered as sight impaired.
Welfare benefits are available to help those living with macular disease, and their families, with extra costs.
Employment when you have macular disease
Looking for work
Looking for work when you have macular disease.
Access to Work scheme
Access to Work scheme for those diagnosed with macular disease.