Our community

We are nothing without our amazing community. They are the reason we do what we do and are a constant source of inspiration to us.

Our community

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Meet our community: Bhavini Makwana

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 Clarke

Meet our community: James Clarke

Aged 20, James was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa at a routine eye appointment in September 2015 and registered partially sighted, just prior to buying his first car and taking his driving test.

Mark Baxter

Meet our community: Mark Baxter

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.

Rachel Foley

Meet our community: Rachael Foley

Rachael first noticed she had sight problems at the age of 15. She went to her local eye clinic, who said she had an astigmatism.