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#Sight Loss

From TheJournal.ie Bye-bye bifocals, hello bionic eyes: the future of seeing and hearing Future Focus

Bye-bye bifocals, hello bionic eyes: the future of seeing and hearing

Plus how Amazon’s Alexa could be literally inside your ear.

From TheJournal.ie 'I don’t know any different': Former Voice of Ireland star refuses to let sight loss hold her back Cone Dystrophy

'I don’t know any different': Former Voice of Ireland star refuses to let sight loss hold her back

Rebecca Kelly and three other members of her family live with visual impairment.

From TheJournal.ie 'Rallying is her passion': Teen to become one of Ireland's first visually impaired rally navigators Sight Loss

'Rallying is her passion': Teen to become one of Ireland's first visually impaired rally navigators

Sara McFadden was born with albinism, which has affected her vision.

From TheJournal.ie 'It puts holes in the retina': Thousands at risk of blindness due to diabetes-linked eye disease World Sight Day

'It puts holes in the retina': Thousands at risk of blindness due to diabetes-linked eye disease

“People absolutely take their eyesight for granted until there’s a problem,” Stephen Duffy said.

From TheJournal.ie 'Once the damage is done, it's done': This condition is causing sight loss in thousands of Irish every year Amd

'Once the damage is done, it's done': This condition is causing sight loss in thousands of Irish every year

Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of sight loss in people aged 50 and over in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Discrimination? 'Only 16% of people who are blind or vision impaired in Ireland are working' Column

Discrimination? 'Only 16% of people who are blind or vision impaired in Ireland are working'

People with sight loss do not have the same opportunities as their sighted peers, writes Chris White.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm losing my sight, hearing, AND my place in Irish society' Deafblind

'I'm losing my sight, hearing, AND my place in Irish society'

The Department of Health has decided not to recognise deafblindness as a unique disability. Here’s why.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Losing my sight at 23 was traumatic, but my dog is with me every step of the way Opinion

Opinion: Losing my sight at 23 was traumatic, but my dog is with me every step of the way

What my sight loss has shown me is that we can’t control what happens to us – we can only control how we deal with it.

From TheJournal.ie Irish inventions helping those with sight loss Inventive

Irish inventions helping those with sight loss

National Council for the Blind (NCBI) promoting digital inclusion with competition to encourage creative technologies like these…

From TheJournal.ie Sight loss most common fear for the over-50s Sight Loss

Sight loss most common fear for the over-50s

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may not as well known as other eye diseases, but it is the most common cause of registered blindness in Ireland.