Bhavini was diagnosed with RP in 1997 aged 17. The consultant who confirmed her diagnosis told her that “there was no cure or treatment and she should prepare to go blind".
James was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa at a routine eye test and then later registered partially sighted at the age of 20, just prior to buying his first car and taking his driving test.
My name is Mark Baxter and from an early age I was diagnosed with a deteriorating retinal eye condition called retinitis pigmentosa or RP for short, which will slowly lead to blindness.
Martin talks about his experience with genetic testing and counselling.
Rachel first noticed she had sight problems at the age of 15. She went to her local eye clinic, who said she had an astigmatism.
Russ was diagnosed with Choroideremia at the age of 11, after visiting caves in Spain and not being able to see anything.