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# sight

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'I don’t know any different': Former Voice of Ireland star refuses to let sight loss hold her back
Rebecca Kelly and three other members of her family live with visual impairment.
Pay PRSI? You can now get glasses for free
The government has expanded the dental and optical services you can get covered if you pay PRSI.
Irish patients left waiting over a year for surgery to restore their eyesight
Almost 4,000 people have been waiting more than 12 months to even see a consultant.
'I'm losing my sight, hearing, AND my place in Irish society'
The Department of Health has decided not to recognise deafblindness as a unique disability. Here’s why.
Well, this is the sweetest thing you'll see today
Take a moment to appreciate the cuteness.
'Exciting step forward' as human embryo stem cell transplant restores sight in patients
No safety concerns were detected up to 22 months after the transplant.
Calls for measures to be introduced to eliminate avoidable blindness by 2020
There are currently more than 220,000 people in Ireland who are blind or vision impaired.
Here's a museum that tells blind visitors: Please touch!
Blind and visually impaired visitors are encouraged to get up close to items during their special tours.
Column: Why are over two thirds of blind people in the world women?
It’s unimaginable to many in the developed world that a person could be last in line for medical care and education simply because of gender – but for millions of women this is the stark reality, writes Michael Marren.
Column: I went blind at 14 – but my guide dog Miles has changed my life
Kevin Kelly was plunged into a world of darkness when he went completely blind at just 14, but thanks to his companion Miles he has been able to obtain a Master’s degree and pursue the career he wanted.
This dog's struggle is all of our struggle
He knows what he wants, he just can’t get it.
Three blind mice? New chemical helps sightless mice to see – US study
The findings offer hope of a treatment that could eventually help people who are blind.
Irish inventions helping those with sight loss
National Council for the Blind (NCBI) promoting digital inclusion with competition to encourage creative technologies like these…