The latest news and developments in the eye health and sight loss sector.
The new Low vision, habilitation and rehabilitation framework for adults and children will help commissioners understand what good practice should look like and inform their decisions when planning services.
A Canadian model has experienced partial sight loss after a procedure to permanently colour the white of her eye purple went wrong.
The Nystagmus Network charity will use ‘Wobbly Wednesday’ on 1 November 2017 to raise funds for the most common eye condition found in school-aged children.
Tickets are now available for the Excellence in Patient Support conference which will take place on Tuesday 28 November in London.
Ten people with Retinitis Pigmentosa are being asked to review the benefits of an eye implant.
Following the release of the polymer £5 note last September, the new £10 note that’s being released tomorrow is the most accessible yet.
One in five people will live with sight loss in their lifetime despite at least half of all cases being avoidable, warns a new report published by RNIB and high street opticians Specsavers.
From Egyptian ophthalmia to cataract surgery, a research project about the history of people with disabilities in England has revealed the interesting past of blindness. The Volunteer Research and Archive group from Liverpool tells us more.
From 17 August 2017, eye health professionals will use a new Certificate of Vision Impairment (CVI) form when certifying people as severely sight impaired (blind) or sight impaired (partially sighted) in England.
Local health and social care services can avoid incurring over £3million annually by providing good quality vision rehabilitation support to people with sight loss, according to new research from RNIB.