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Choroideremia is a genetic condition that causes progressive vision loss, mostly in males, and is due to degeneration of the specialised light-sensing photoreceptor cells that line the back of the eye.

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Classic retinitis pigmentosa

Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is an inherited eye condition that affects the photoreceptor cells responsible for capturing images from the visual field. These cells line the back of the eye in the region known as the retina.

Family planning

If you, or a close relative, are living with a genetic sight loss condition, there may be a chance that your children will inherit it.

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Information for employers

If you are considering employing someone with inherited sight loss, or have an employee recently been diagnosed with the condition, you will need to take steps to ensure that you treat them fairly and that they can work safely and effectively.

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Achromatopsia is a rare hereditary vision disorder resulting in an absence of colour vision along with additional visual problems.

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Collective support from Sight Loss Charities

The cost-of-living crisis is having a major impact on the lives of blind and partially sighted people. Many people are becoming increasingly concerned about how they will make ends meet. Sight Loss Charities have come together as between us we can offer help and support.