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Blindness and low vision can seriously affect every part of your life, but support and some treatments are available. Find out about getting help.

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Colour blindness

If you are colour blind, you may find find it hard to tell red from green, or blue from yellow. Find out more about colour vision testing.

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Eye diseases

Find information on common eye diseases, such as conjunctivitis, glaucoma, refractive errors, cataracts, colour blindness, diabetic retinopathy and keratoconus.

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Trachoma is a contagious eye infection that can cause blindness if left untreated. Learn how to prevent and treat trachoma.

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If left untreated, uveitis - or inflammation of the middle layer of your eye, can lead to blindness. Here's how to spot the symptoms of uveitis.

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Retinitis pigmentosa

Retinitis pigmentosa is a genetic eye disorder that causes vision loss, including night blindness and tunnel vision. Discover the symptoms and causes.

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Cataracts are a clouding of the lens of your eye. They are a leading cause of blindness, especially in older people. Learn more about cataracts.

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Guide dogs

Guide dogs, also called seeing eye dogs, are trained to help people who are blind or visually impaired to travel safely and independently.

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Neurodiversity and neurodivergence

The concept of neurodiversity describes people who experience the world differently to others. Learn more about neurodiverse conditions.

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Speech pathology

Speech pathologists help people with communication and swallowing problems. Learn more about speech pathologists, what they do and how they can help.

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