Fight for Sight: Global Scan of Research into Macular Disease

5 January 2016
Source: Fight for Sight

Impact of AMD Research Prioritisation Starting to Show In 2013 the UK vision sector got together to find out what those of you affected by eye disease viewed as the top priorities for eye research. Fight for Sight, the UK’s eye research charity has been working hard to track how closely these patient, relative and carer priorities match the research

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BMJ Open: Support for infants and young people with sight loss: a qualitative study of sight impairment certification and referral to education and social care services

4 January 2016
Source: BMJ Open/RNIB

Objectives of this research were to examine the experience of infants, children and their parents, the role of Ophthalmologists and other health, social care and education professionals in the certification and registration processes and examine the relationship between certification and referrals and pathways to support. For the full report please go to: Article on certification and registration of children

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