“We are excited about the new insights that this study provides, which explain how the retina is damaged during the early stages of diabetes”. Professor Tim Curtis
People diagnosed with a sight condition in Orkney and the northern Highlands can receive emotional and practical support from a service run by the charity RNIB Scotland.
Here is a beautiful poem about eyes to mark the date of the opening of the first eye hospital in US, with a little added info about the first one in the UK
There are 285 million people who are visually impaired, of which 39 million are blind according to figures from the World Health Organisation.