We have information about eye exams and referral to hospital, what it means to lose your sight and why you would register sight loss.
Information about sight loss including different eye conditions, what it means to lose your sight, registering sight loss, preventing sight loss, research and FAQs about sight loss.
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How the eye works
The anatomy of the eye is made up of different parts which are all vital for vision. Light passes into the eye through the cornea, the iris opens the pupil depending on how much light there is. The liRead about How the eye works
Looking after your eyes
Over half of all sight loss is due to preventable or treatable causes. With an estimated two million blind and partially sighted people living in the UK, this means that a million people are currentlyRead about Looking after your eyes
Losing your sight
Losing some or all of your sight can be very distressing and have a big effect on your life. People tell us that they struggle with a range of emotions from shock, anger, sadness and frustration, to dRead about Losing your sight
Sight loss registration
If your eye doctor thinks your sight is very poor and is unlikely to improve, they will suggest you register your sight problems with your local health authority. When you register your sight with youRead about Sight loss registration
Sight loss adviser
Sight loss advisers, also known as Eye Clinic Liaison Officers (ECLOs), are there to support people at diagnosis by offering practical and emotional support.Read about Sight loss adviser