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Embracing assistive technology in the fight against sight loss

The author shares his own experience of sight loss and explains the vital role assistive technology can play in the lives of visually impaired patients. There is no doubt that sight loss continues to be a clear and present danger,...

Insects, swelling and sight loss: a case of orbital inflammatory syndrome

Despite being the most common cause of painful orbital mass in adults and the third most common orbital disease, orbital inflammatory syndrome still proves to be a difficult ocular condition to diagnose, treat, and manage. A 41-year-old lady presented to...

New webinar series on sight loss and genomic research

A new webinar series highlighting the latest scientific developments and the future of research will be launched next week.

New partnership to prevent unnecessary sight loss

Sight loss charity the Macular Society has announced a new partnership with OcuPlan, a service designed to give patients with long-term eye conditions such as macular disease affordable access to specialist care to prevent unnecessary sight loss.

National sight loss charity calls for street credibility

Urgent action must be taken to improve street design and accessibility for blind and partially sighted pedestrians says the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) Scotland in their latest report, ‘Street Credibility’.

Fundraisers take on 4 Kiltwalks for sight loss

Two fundraisers with visual impairment took on an 18-mile sponsored walk in tartan on Sunday, June 4th.

Charities to launch new sight loss councils in Scotland

Sight Scotland, Sight Scotland Veterans and Visibility Scotland are delighted to announce that, in partnership with the Thomas Pocklington Trust, they are launching new Sight Loss Councils in Scotland.

Sight loss charities appoint new director of operations

Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans have appointed Gillian McDonald as their new Director of Operations.

Sight loss charities appoint engagement manager to oversee launch of new sight loss councils

Sight Scotland, and Sight Scotland Veterans, in partnership with Visibility Scotland, have appointed Callum Lancashire as their new Engagement Manager to oversee the launch of Sight Loss Councils in Scotland.

New helpline to offer support to thousands of Scots with sight loss

The new telephone service from Sight Scotland, Scotland’s largest sight loss charity, offers someone for people with sight loss and their families to turn to for information, advice and support.

Artists Unite to showcase experiences of sight loss in new collection

The exhibition will open on 10 June as part of the Wandsworth Arts Fringe in London.

Hospital wins funding to investigate sickle cell sight loss.

The hospital trust is the first in the UK to lead on a research project to understand the impact of sickle cell disease on eyesight.