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Trusts and Foundations

Inherited retinal dystrophies (IRDs) are the leading cause of blindness in working-age people in the UK, and children as young as eighteen-months are regularly diagnosed.

The Spring 2023 edition of the Retina UK newsletter, Look Forward, which includes articles about our upcoming events, research updates and more.

Look Forward – Summer 2023 – Issue 180

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.

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Diagnosis and beyond

Making yourself aware of the what you are entitled to, and understanding the diagnosis pathway for inherited sight loss, will put you in a stronger position to seek better support.

Charities demand increase in benefits

Charities representing blind and partially sighted people are urging the UK Government to increase benefits in line with inflation rather than wages, when a decision is made at the end of the month.

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Corporate Partnerships

Our partnerships are mutually beneficial. For Retina UK this means we can fund more research and offer support on a local level, while our partners can achieve corporate social responsibility objectives whilst making a tangible impact.