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#Sight Loss

# sight-loss - Sunday 24 May, 2020

'Should I wear a plaque saying I have a disability?': The reality of life with sight loss during a pandemic
# Usher Syndrome
# Usher Syndrome

'Should I wear a plaque saying I have a disability?': The reality of life with sight loss during a pandemic

May 24th 2020, 8:15 AM 20,119 Views 12 Comments

Golf champion Carol Brill said daily tasks can be “very, very stressful” for people with sight and hearing loss.

# sight-loss - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Bye-bye bifocals, hello bionic eyes: the future of seeing and hearing
# Future Focus
# Future Focus

Bye-bye bifocals, hello bionic eyes: the future of seeing and hearing

Feb 10th 2019, 7:30 PM 18,811 Views 6 Comments

Plus how Amazon’s Alexa could be literally inside your ear.

# sight-loss - Saturday 6 October, 2018

'I don’t know any different': Former Voice of Ireland star refuses to let sight loss hold her back
# Cone Dystrophy
# Cone Dystrophy

'I don’t know any different': Former Voice of Ireland star refuses to let sight loss hold her back

Oct 6th 2018, 7:30 AM 21,242 Views 5 Comments

Rebecca Kelly and three other members of her family live with visual impairment.

# sight-loss - Sunday 15 July, 2018

'Rallying is her passion': Teen to become one of Ireland's first visually impaired rally navigators
# Sight Loss
# Sight Loss

'Rallying is her passion': Teen to become one of Ireland's first visually impaired rally navigators

Jul 15th 2018, 9:00 PM 11,982 Views 23 Comments

Sara McFadden was born with albinism, which has affected her vision.

# sight-loss - Thursday 12 October, 2017

'It puts holes in the retina': Thousands at risk of blindness due to diabetes-linked eye disease
# World Sight Day
# World Sight Day

'It puts holes in the retina': Thousands at risk of blindness due to diabetes-linked eye disease

Oct 12th 2017, 6:20 AM 15,667 Views 7 Comments

“People absolutely take their eyesight for granted until there’s a problem,” Stephen Duffy said.

# sight-loss - Thursday 28 September, 2017

'Once the damage is done, it's done': This condition is causing sight loss in thousands of Irish every year
# Amd
# Amd

'Once the damage is done, it's done': This condition is causing sight loss in thousands of Irish every year

Sep 28th 2017, 6:00 AM 23,779 Views 5 Comments

Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of sight loss in people aged 50 and over in Ireland.

# sight-loss - Monday 5 June, 2017

Discrimination? 'Only 16% of people who are blind or vision impaired in Ireland are working'
# Column
# Column

Discrimination? 'Only 16% of people who are blind or vision impaired in Ireland are working'

Jun 5th 2017, 3:00 PM 4,603 Views 40 Comments

People with sight loss do not have the same opportunities as their sighted peers, writes Chris White.

# sight-loss - Sunday 27 September, 2015

'I'm losing my sight, hearing, AND my place in Irish society'
# Deafblind
# Deafblind

'I'm losing my sight, hearing, AND my place in Irish society'

Sep 27th 2015, 8:30 AM 10,360 Views 8 Comments

The Department of Health has decided not to recognise deafblindness as a unique disability. Here’s why.

# sight-loss - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Opinion: Losing my sight at 23 was traumatic, but my dog is with me every step of the way
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Losing my sight at 23 was traumatic, but my dog is with me every step of the way

Oct 9th 2014, 8:00 AM 404 Views 18 Comments

What my sight loss has shown me is that we can’t control what happens to us – we can only control how we deal with it.

# sight-loss - Sunday 22 April, 2012

Irish inventions helping those with sight loss
# Inventive
# Inventive

Irish inventions helping those with sight loss

Apr 22nd 2012, 8:45 AM 2,463 Views 0 Comments

National Council for the Blind (NCBI) promoting digital inclusion with competition to encourage creative technologies like these…

# sight-loss - Monday 19 September, 2011

Sight loss most common fear for the over-50s
# Sight Loss
# Sight Loss

Sight loss most common fear for the over-50s

Sep 19th 2011, 9:16 AM 296 Views 0 Comments

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may not as well known as other eye diseases, but it is the most common cause of registered blindness in Ireland.