Retinitis pigmentosa

Definition: Changes to vision which may include difficulties in dim vision/dark, and loss of peripheral vision.

Category: Eye Condition

Credit: RNIB

Source: http://www.rnib.org.uk/EYEHEALTH/EYECONDITIONS/EYECONDITIONSOZ/Pages/retinitis_pigmentosa.aspx


Services specifically catering for people with Retinitis pigmentosa

UK Care Pathway for RP - (Retina UK)Service

An on-line resource giving information about the care of retinitis pigmentosa. There are sections for patients, parents, family & friends, teachers, employers and health professionals.
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Retina UK Helpline - (Retina UK)Service

RP helpline is operated by volunteers all directly affected with a genetic eye disorder, who genuinely understand the issues faced with daily living.
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Retina UK Talk and Support - (Retina UK)Service

For people who prefer a regular call from someone who is affected with inherited sight loss and can offer a listening ear, provide information, hints and tips.
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South Wales Retina UK Peer Support Group - (Retina UK)Service

Retina UK volunteers run a number of Local Groups in towns across the UK. These enable people with RP to socialise and support each other as well as raise funds and run events on our behalf.
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Service descriptions mentioning the term Retinitis pigmentosa

Eye Health Examination Wales - (NHS Wales)Service

If you reside in Wales, most optometrists can also offer a free eye test if: you have an eye problem that needs urgent attention; you have sight in one eye only; you’re registered as sight impaired; you have a hearing impairment and are profoundly deaf; you suffer from retinitis pigmentosa; you are of Black or Asian ethnicity; your GP has referred you because they think you may have an eye problem.
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