Vision

    Low Vision Awareness Month

    February 22, 2019
    A clock with the middle portion blurred out due to central vision loss.

    February is low vision awareness month, so I thought I would do this blog post explaining some of the terms used when discussing vision loss and blindness. Whenever I tell people I have a problem with my eyes and am losing my central vision, a lot of the time I am asked how that is possible and they would never have known, because I have lovely eyes and they don’t look like there is anything wrong. When we think of…

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    Vision

    What I See

    I have been asked a lot recently what my vision is like and how I manage to still do my make up so well and read small print. I was diagnosed with Stargardts at…

    January 25, 2019
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    Health and Beauty

    Make-Up – Urban Decay

    I adore make up. When I was 18 I went to college to train as a beauty therapist with dreams of becoming a make-up artist. I passed easily as it was the first thing…

    January 5, 2019
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    Vision

    World Braille Day 2019

    Today is world Braille day. On this day in 1809, Louis Braille was born in France. Louis became blind after a childhood accident and when he was 15, he created the system we know…

    January 4, 2019
  • Lifestyle Vision

    A Roundup of my 2018

    As 2018 draws to an end, it has made me reflect on the year that I have had. When I was diagnosed with Stargardts in 2017, for a good few months it honestly felt…

    December 30, 2018
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    Lifestyle Vision

    Christmas Memories

    I have to be honest and say, I adore Christmas time, December is my favourite month of the year. Last Christmas I felt like I wasted the month by being very disorganised and dwelling…

    December 18, 2018