retinitis pigmentosa

Blind NHS patients to be fitted with pioneering bionic eye

NHS pioneers for ground breaking technology, especially for those with very severe blindness due to Retinitis Pigmentosa. The NHS is to pay for 10 people to be implanted with a “bionic eye”, a pioneering technology that can restore some sight to those who have been blind for years. Only a handful of people have undergone surgery… Read more Blind NHS patients to be fitted with pioneering bionic eye

The way I see it: living with partial blindness

A young woman, Annalisa D’Innella, has written an interesting article for The Guardian discussing how society doesn’t really understand partial sightedness & needs further awareness. She describes how liberating it was to start to use a long cane. click here to visit the webpage (www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/nov/14/the-way-i-see-it-living-with-partial-blindness-rp)