Take a look at some of our upcoming events, including our Technology Open Day.
We would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas.
Sight Life would like to wish all of our members and supporters a very Happy New Year. Let’s hope that 2021 is a better year for all of us – hopefully one that is COVID free.
Today is World Braille Day, and celebrates the importance of braille as a means of communication in the full realization of the human rights for blind and visually impaired people. The date for the event was chosen by the United Nations General Assembly via a proclamation in November 2018, and marks the birthday of Louis Braille, the creator of the Braille writing system.
Join Glaucoma UK’s digital glaucoma support group about glaucoma research. This session will include a presentation from Dr Andrew Tatham. Dr Tatham is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon in Edinburgh and a specialist in cataract and glaucoma surgery. His research interests include preventing glaucoma blindness through early diagnosis, personalised treatment, “Drop free” treatment of glaucoma (slow release implants, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery), driving simulation and quality of life. He will be talking about glaucoma research and how this may influence future glaucoma care. You will have the opportunity to ask him questions after the presentation. For more details click here