How saddling- up can help to support people with sight loss

With our usual fundraising events ‘out of the window’, as they say,  for this year we wanted to create an event that can still give our supporters a chance to get involved with the charity and help us to support people with sight loss in Wales. The lockdown has been tough on us all, but […]

You don’t always need to see a rainbow to know that it’s there.

Help us spread the love & support those with sight loss in Wales during these difficult times by purchasing one of our limited edition rainbow t-shirts. T-shirts are £16 (this includes postage) and range from children sizes aged 2-14 years and adults sizes small to 5xl. They are also available in a black-heart and yellow-heart […]

Celebrating our Volunteers for National Volunteer Week 2020

The support our volunteers provide plays such a vital role within the operations of our charity. Being a small charity that covers such vast ground within the sight-loss community of Wales, our volunteers enable us to offer sustainable and consistent support to our service users. To show our thanks to our wonderful volunteers, we would […]

All about…Diabetic Retinopathy

What is it? Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes. It is caused by high blood sugar levels damaging the back of the eye (retina). It can cause blindness if left undiagnosed and untreated. How diabetes can affect the eyes The light sensitive cells found in the retina convert light into electric signals. These signals […]

All About Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

What is it? Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common condition affecting the central part of your vision. It is the leading cause of severe vision loss in adults over 60. It occurs when the small central part of your retina, known as the macula, wears down.  It doesn’t cause blindness but it can make […]