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Photo of blind veteran Graham Richards and a woman standing with Damian Hinds in front of a Blind Veterans UK banner

Blind Veterans UK welcomes updated Certificate of Vision Impairment form and Explanatory Notes in England

The CVI form is issued to patients assessed by a consultant ophthalmologist as being vision-impaired. The form is then sent to social services who work with the person to assess what help and advice they need. The form also records data for research…

17 August 2017 10:00
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Photo of blind veteran Alfred Barlow sat down wearing his remaining military medals

Blind WWII veteran appeals for return of medals

Alfred Barlow, 95 and from Stockport, is hoping that by releasing images of the lost medals, someone who had potentially found them would be able to return them to him. Alfred took part in a 6 June pilgrimage to Normandy with the Stockport Normandy …

22 June 2017 12:00
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Response to media coverage of pioneering treatment for macular degeneration

Macular degeneration is a very complex condition and presents itself in different ways. There are many variables that could affect the success, or otherwise, of implants being done.

We would encourage anyone considering taking part in any…

13 April 2017 09:00
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