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Guidance on registering a vision impairment as a disability

 

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Guidance on registering a vision impairment as a disability

The Department of Health has published information on how to register a vision impairment as a disability.

Being registered as partially sighted or blind enables that person to access a range of benefits to help them manage their condition and the impact it may have on their lives. People who are experiencing problems with their eyesight can ask their GP or optician to refer them to a consultant ophthalmologist (a doctor who specialises in treating eye conditions). More ….