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#Sight Loss

# sight-loss - Sunday 10 February, 2019

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

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

# sight-loss - Saturday 6 October, 2018

'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.

# sight-loss - Sunday 15 July, 2018

'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.

# sight-loss - Thursday 12 October, 2017

'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.

# sight-loss - Thursday 28 September, 2017

'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.

# sight-loss - Monday 5 June, 2017

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.

# sight-loss - Sunday 27 September, 2015

'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.

# sight-loss - Thursday 9 October, 2014

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.

# sight-loss - Sunday 22 April, 2012

Irish inventions helping those with sight loss

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

# sight-loss - Monday 19 September, 2011

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.