Charles Bonnet syndrome

Definition: A condition where people who have lost their sight experience hallucinations.

Category: Eye Condition

Credit: RNIB

Source: http://www.rnib.org.uk/eyehealth/eyeconditions/conditionsac/Pages/charles_bonnet.aspx


Services specifically catering for people with Charles Bonnet syndrome

Macular Society buddies - (Macular Society)Service

The Macular Society can put you in touch with a Treatment Buddy who has already had treatment, for information and reassurance. If you are experiencing visual hallucinations (Charles Bonnet Syndrome) due to sight loss there is a buddy service where you can talk to someone who has also experienced visual hallucinations for information and reassurance.
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Macular Society local support groups - (Macular Society)Service

The Macular Society has local self-help support groups across the UK. The groups vary in size and style but all offer invaluable practical and emotional support to people with macular disease from people with macular disease.
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Esme's Umbrella Help and Information Service - (Esme's Umbrella)Service

Telephone helpline for people affected by Charles Bonnet syndrome (visual hallucinations).
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Online training for healthcare professionals - (Macular Society)Service

The Macular Society is developing a range of online training modules which will give healthcare professionals a greater understanding of central vision loss.
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