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We've published some new information about Central serous retinopathy (CSR) on our website. CSR affects the central area of your retina, known as the macula, and can cause your vision to be blurry and objects to appear smaller and distorted in the affected eye.
About Central Serous RetinopathyCentral serous retinopathy (CSR) affects the central area of your retina, known as the macula. CSR can cause your vision to be blurry and distorted due to fluid collecting underneath your macula. Objects often appear smaller and distorted in the affected eye.In most people, CSR gets better on its own and doesn’t cause long-term changes to vision. In some people it may re-occur. The more times someone has CSR, the h...
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A designer from Portland, Oregon wondered whether braille could be varied in a similar way to standard print fonts, providing an enhanced reading experience. He explored this idea by creating three unique braille fonts, each of which convey their own personality. This article in Visual News explains more. If you're a braille user, let us know what you think!
Can the blind enjoy typographic design? This designer turned basic braille Into beautiful fonts.
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Join ‪#‎TeamRNIB‬ for the London 10,000 in May. You'll run past historic London landmarks, along part of the route of the 2012 London Olympics Marathon course, at the same time as helping us support people with sight loss.
Running through the heart of the capital, the Bupa London 10000 is now established as one of London's premier running events.
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With support from RNIB, Stephen Hicks, a neuroscientist at Oxford University, has developed "smart glasses" that accentuate the contrast between light and dark objects. This is one of the innovative new products that could help improve disabled people's quality of life featured in this BBC article.
About a billion people in the world are disabled in some way, but technology is helping them contribute more in the workplace and enjoy better lives.
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If you're applying for Personal Independence Payment (PIP), our toolkit will guide you through the process. It provides guidance on the PIP “descriptors” (legal tests you must satisfy to score the points you need to get PIP) that are most relevant to many blind and partially sighted people. This will put you in a good position to complete your application.
What is PIP?PIP is a benefit which helps with some of the extra costs related to disability if you’re aged 16 to 64. It is replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for working age people – but DLA can still be claimed by people under 16.PIP has two parts – a mobility component and a daily living component. 
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Please vote for us by Friday! Over 80 charities have applied for a chance to hold bucket collections at Stamford Bridge, home of Chelsea F. C. - help us be there for everyone affected by #SightLoss. http://rnib.in/1ZNcqr6
Chelsea FC are inviting children’s, medical, armed forces and local-based charities to register for the chance to hold bucket collections at Stamford Bridge during the 2015/16 season...
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Are you blind or partially sighted? Would you be impacted by the proposed change to Personal Independence Payments (PIP)? Call 020 7391 2123 or email campaigns@rnib.org.uk to share your story with us about receiving PIP and how the changes might affect you. More about our protect PIP campaign: http://rnib.in/1QmW5UX
Take action to protect PIP for blind and partially sighted people. The DWP is currently seeking views whether to make changes to the current PIP eligibility policy on aids and appliances. This could have a huge impact on people with sight loss.
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Only 17 per cent of people experiencing sight loss were offered emotional support in relation to their deteriorating vision according to My Voice 2015 report. We believe it's ‪#‎TimeToTalk‬ and seek help if you are finding it hard to come to terms with feelings about your eye condition. Find out how: http://rnib.in/1X5tlVV
Find out how our trained counsellors could help you if you are finding it hard to come to terms with feelings about sight loss
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Find out all you need to know about eye conditions related to ‪#‎diabetes‬, how to reduce your risks of getting type 2 diabetes, and the current treatment available that can prevent sight loss.
Understanding eye conditions related to diabetes. Find out all you need to know about eye conditions related to diabetes, how to reduce your risks of getting type 2 diabetes, and the current treatment available that can prevent sight loss. Read our information on diabetes ...
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Congratulations to Toy Like Me campaigner Rebecca Atkinson for influencing the production of the first ever ‪#‎Lego‬ disabled figure in a wheelchair!
Images taken at the Nuremberg toy fair by fan group Promobricks show a wheelchair-using Lego figurine, complete with helper dog, following #ToyLikeMe equality campaign
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Congratulations to author Frances Hardinge, who has won the Costa Book of the Year award for her novel, The Lie Tree. You can read her books in braille, large print and audio through our library: http://rnib.in/1NCKCi4
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With just a few more shopping days to go until our shop sale ends, now is the time to snap up the last few bargains, and you can receive a further 20 per cent off using our special promo code "final20"!
Save up to 50% in our New Year sale. We've got plenty of products to help around the house and beyond, from talking watches and lights to eye shields, plus kitchen and bathroom gadgets and games for all the family. All offers are subject to availability while stocks last, or until 31 January ...
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We are the Royal National Institute of Blind People - the leading UK charity offering support and advice to almost two million people with sight loss. Every day almost 100 people in the UK will start to lose their sight. We give people vital support to help them find their lives again. Help support our work.