The latest news and developments in the eye health and sight loss sector.
A free information resource on albinism is now available for eye health and sight loss professionals.
Muslims fasting during the month of Ramadan, which starts this week, are being advised not to stop taking eye drop medication if they have glaucoma.
Two patients with advanced wet age-related macular degeneration have regained enough sight to read after undergoing treatment with stem cells.
NB rounds up some recent news and developments in the eye health research and medical world.
RNIB’s Sight Loss Data Tool has some significant new data, including figures for new registrations and ophthalmology appointments in 2017.
RNIB, Local Sight Loss Societies and eye health professionals in the East Midlands are challenging a decision to remove low vision assessments.
The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have published new clinical guidance to improve care for people with suspected late stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Moorfields Eye Centre at Duke Elder ward, St George’s Hospital, is closed for improvement works from January 2018.
The report indicates that eye health is a growing issue in London and estimates the number of Londoners living with eye conditions is set to increase in the future.
A Newcastle University research team have been awarded £1m to advance understanding of retinal disease and help develop new treatments.