Watch: Charles Bonnet syndrome film

Post date: 
Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Watch our Charles Bonnet syndrome film to see what it's like to have the condition and how it can be managed. Meet Bee who's 82 and has Glaucoma and Charles Bonnet syndrome.

 

Charles Bonnet syndrome (CBS) is a common condition among people who have lost their sight. It causes people who have lost a lot of vision to see things that aren't really there, known as visual hallucinations.

CBS can be distressing, but many people find that the hallucinations can get less frequent with time. It was initially thought that hallucinations resolved within 12 to 18 months, but a recent study found that most people still have occasional hallucinations five years after they first started.

 

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