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Welcome to Retina UK

We are a charity supporting people affected by inherited sight loss and investing in medical research to help make their challenges a thing of the past.

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Webinar: AI (Artificial Intelligence) with Dr Nikolas Pontikos

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How can we support you?

Whether you are looking for practical information or emotional support, online, by phone or face-to-face, we’re here to help.

Featured news and resources

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Podcast: The Blind Poet, Dave Steele

Our West Yorkshire peer support group recently welcomed The Blind Poet, Dave Steele, who is living with retinitis pigmentosa, to their meeting. He talks candidly about his diagnosis, his poetry and his optimistic mindset. 

Unlock Genetics

Find out how genetic testing may help you and your family discover more about your inherited sight loss condition and how to unlock choices.

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Get involved

Join us in person or online for one of our upcoming events or why not take on a challenge to support Retina UK.

Run Locally

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As well as many of the well known races we also have places available in hundreds of local runs. Wherever you live, you can run as part of #TeamRetinaUK!


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Various dates and locations available. Skydiving is an exhilarating experience, and you can do this while supporting our cause.