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Out in the Dark

After diagnosis of a serious eye condition or sight loss, whilst the initial shock and fear is one hurdle to overcome, you may have no clear vision of who you then turn to for help. To live independently and with a sense of wellbeing, it will be an advantage if you are well-informed about sight...
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Sight loss and mental health

When a person is diagnosed with an eye condition, or low vision, whether progressive or finite, it can be devastating. Yet it is vital to understand that grief, shock and acceptance are part of the sight loss pathway. What do I do now? It is not just about feeling overwhelmed and having to get used...
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Out in the dark

After diagnosis of a serious eye condition or sight loss, whilst the initial shock and associated darkness is one hurdle to overcome, you may have no clear vision of who you then turn to for help. A certificate of visual impairment is important, but will it provide you with the information about a wide range...