• 5 Steps to getting the right glasses for light sensitivity

    Posted: 
    Tuesday, 12 May 2015
    Blog: 
    RNIB blog

    Sight loss because of an eye condition, like age-related macular degeneration (AMD), glaucoma or cataracts, can increase your sensitivity to light.

    As anyone who’s experienced light sensitivity knows, it can cause a lot of discomfort and reduce your sight further. On some days you may find it hard to go out in daylight at all.

    Luckily there are ways to help you cope, we explore the five steps to getting the right sunglasses to improve sensitivity to light .

  • RNIB calls for a review into Avastin to treat people with wet AMD

    Posted: 
    Tuesday, 21 April 2015
    Blog: 
    RNIB blog

    Clara Eaglen explains why commissioners and trusts should exercise caution before Avastin should be used to treat wet AMD.  

  • Run the London Marathon with RNIB in 2016

    Find out why Team RNIB is so popular with London Marathon runners

    Posted: 
    Thursday, 16 April 2015
    Blog: 
    RNIB blog

    We spoke with one of our amazing marathon runners, Stephen Clark, to find out the reasons why RNIB is a cause close to his heart and how he's going to  celebrate completing his first ever marathon!

  • How gardening helped me deal with sight loss

    Posted: 
    Wednesday, 11 March 2015
    Blog: 
    RNIB blog

    After Kevin lost his sight he didn't know how he would cope, but by rediscovering his love of gardening he turned his life around

    I want to share my sight loss story in the hope that it may help others like me and show you what an important cause RNIB is.I lost the vision in my left eye over 20 years ago. In 2009 I woke up and the sight in my right eye diminished overnight. To be honest, I really struggled and it felt like everything was over.

  • Blindness is no barrier to leading a happy life

    Posted: 
    Thursday, 12 February 2015
    Blog: 
    RNIB blog

    Blind Veterans UK’s Chief Executive, Major General (Rtd) Nick Caplin, discusses the  general public’s attitude to people with sight loss. 

  • Say hello to the world’s first braille tablet

    Posted: 
    Friday, 30 January 2015
    Blog: 
    RNIB blog

    Braille has just got a lot smarter with a brand new tablet that lets you to read in the tactile text

  • Be My Eyes – the app that lets volunteers lend their sight

    Posted: 
    Monday, 19 January 2015
    Blog: 
    RNIB blog

    Can’t read the expiry date on your milk or the tiny print on your train timetable? This nifty app may come in handy

  • Celebrating a year of support

    Posted: 
    Tuesday, 30 December 2014
    Blog: 
    RNIB blog

    Welcome to our big wins of 2014. From splattering ourselves with neon paint to spreading our #LoveYourEyes campaign, we’ve had a fantastic year of supporting blind and partially sighted people. Here are just some of our highlights...

  • ‘When there’s diversity you get so much more’ Q&A with blind actress Amelia Cavallo

    Posted: 
    Wednesday, 17 December 2014
    Blog: 
    RNIB blog

    She’s a blind singer, actor, trapeze artist and starring in the must-see pantomime Beauty and the Beast. Amelia Cavallo is testament to the fact that a sight condition doesn’t have to hold you back

  • Could you help more children have access to books?

    Posted: 
    Tuesday, 16 December 2014
    Blog: 
    RNIB blog

    Stories can open up magical new worlds, allowing the reader to escape to far-away lands and meet colourful and exciting new characters...

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