Links to articles about sensory impairments.
Anosmia (loss of smell)
Anosmia is the medical term for loss of smell. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatments of anosmia.
Otosclerosis is an inherited condition that affects the middle ear and is a common cause of deafness. Find out about the 2 ways to treat otosclerosis.
Amblyopia (lazy eye)
The early diagnosis and treatment of amblyopia (lazy eye) with glasses, contact lenses or eye patches can prevent long-term vision problems.
Deafness is a complete loss of hearing. This page offers you information about living with deafness, the deaf community, sign language and more.
Guide dogs, also called seeing eye dogs, are animals trained to help people who are blind or visually impaired to travel safely.
Hearing tests can detect and measure the severity of hearing loss. Find out who needs a hearing test, what types of hearing tests can be done and how to get a hearing test.
Blindness and low vision can seriously affect every part of your life, but help and support – and in some cases, even treatment – are available. Find out more.
Cochlear implants are electronic devices that stimulate the hearing nerve to provide sounds directly to the brain. They are are designed to recognise signals as sound, which in turn help understand speech.
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.