As people living with sight loss we are constantly looking for solutions to make our lives easier without too much effort or cost writes Jonathan Abro.
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.
Emily Kearney is mum to four boys, aged four to 13, two of whom are living with an inherited sight loss condition.
Russ was diagnosed with Choroideremia at the age of 11, after visiting caves in Spain and not being able to see anything.
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".
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Her work with us enables her to achieve her aim of empowering others living with similar conditions to her own.
Steve is a Paralympian who was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa (RP) in 2011.
Amar Latif is an adventurer, entrepreneur, TV presenter and public speaker. He became an Ambassador for Retina UK in 2020.