Many research studies could not take place without the participation of people living with inherited sight loss.
With your challenge you’ll help support people affected by inherited sight loss to lead better lives today and accelerate the search for treatments for the future.
A recording of the 46th Retina UK Annual Conference on 24 June 2023. The Conference was held at the University of Westminster, Marylebone Campus in London and online.
A recording of the Retina UK Professionals' Conference on 8 July 2022. The Conference was held at the University of Westminster, Marylebone Campus in London and online.
If you are a cane user, you may be interested to hear about the new cane tip introduced by Rotacaster that offers improved sensory and auditory feedback, alongside many other features.
Genetic testing, usually via a blood sample, is used to try and identify which gene contains the fault that is causing an individual’s sight loss.
VisionAid is a family owned and run business who have been providing solutions to visually impaired people since 1996 and are now one of the largest specialist low vision and blindness product suppliers in the UK.
Stem cells are a special type of cell, which under the right conditions can be encouraged to grow into any other type of cell in the body, including retinal cells (rods, cones and retinal pigment epithelial cells).
Did you join either of our Conferences this year? You can read about them inside this edition of Look Forward. We’ve had some fantastic feedback from our delegates so if you weren’t able to attend, you can watch or listen to the recordings from the day on our website.
A recording of the 45th Retina UK Annual Conference on 9 July 2022. The Conference was held at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel in Birmingham and also online.