Definition: Changes to vision which may include difficulties in dim vision/dark, and loss of peripheral vision.
Category: Eye Condition
Services specifically catering for people with Retinitis pigmentosa
An on-line resource giving information about the care of retinitis pigmentosa
. There are sections for patients, parents, family & friends, teachers, employers and health professionals.
is operated by volunteers all directly affected with a genetic eye disorder, who genuinely understand the issues faced with daily living
For people who prefer a regular call from someone who is affected with inherited sight loss and can offer a listening ear, provide information, hints and tips.
Retina UK volunteers run a number of Local Groups in towns across the UK. These enable people with RP
to socialise and support each other as well as raise funds and run events on our behalf.
Service descriptions mentioning the term
If you reside in Wales, most optometrists can also offer a free eye test if:
you have an eye problem that needs urgent attention;
you have sight in one eye only;
youâ€™re registered as sight impaired
you have a hearing impairment and are profoundly deaf
you suffer from retinitis pigmentosa
you are of Black or Asian ethnicity;
your GP has referred you because they think you may have an eye problem.