Celebrating National Picnic Month

Who doesn’t love a good picnic? And, as lockdown restrictions ease and we are greeted with (some) sunnier days, why not venture out to a local beauty spot, pack your favourite treats and get your picnic on. With eye health in mind, here are some of our top picnic picks: Sandwiches: Tuna, mayonnaise and sweetcorn […]

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 […]

Agreement between ophthalmologists and optometrists in the certification of vision impairment

Sight Sight Cymru funded research which has allowed for this paper regarding CVI (Certification of Visually Impaired) to be published.  The paper investigates the certification process that is undertaken within the UK to register patients as impaired or severely sight impaired that is currently carried out by consultant ophthalmologists. The research assesses the agreement between […]