Coronavirus: advice on wearing face coverings when you have sight loss

Here are some tips and recommendations shared by our community for wearing face coverings when you have sight loss. 

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Many blind and partially sighted people have been concerned about wearing face coverings; they report that masks steam up their glasses or further reduce their vision. In order to help keep everyone safe and comfortable, we asked our community for their top tips and recommendations for wearing face coverings when you have sight loss. This includes:

  • Advice for glasses wearers

  • Advice for people who rely on peripheral vision

  • Advice for people with dual sensory loss

  • Advice about visors