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Our new First Minister must redouble efforts to support people living with sight loss

As Scotland’s oldest sight loss charity, Sight Scotland and its sister charity Sight Scotland Veterans, are calling on the new Frist Minister, Humza Yousaf MSP, to work alongside the vision impaired community to improve inclusivity and accessibility.

Touching the future with 3D printing!

Empowering learners with vision impairment through 3D printing! We're excited to be at the forefront of this innovative project in partnership with European experts.

Ophthalmology waiting times continue to rise.

Time is of the essence for eye health. We are urging the Scottish Government to address the skyrocketing ophthalmology waiting times

Research grant awarded to improve understanding of Charles Bonnet Syndrome

Bravo Victor has received a significant grant towards a new research programme on Charles Bonnet Syndrome, a common condition impacted people with sight loss.

Botanic Gardens Social Drop In

Social Drop in at The Gardeners Cottage, Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh, for people with sight loss. Runs on the last Monday of every month.

Meet Mairi

Mairi Sutherland is the Marketing Manager for Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans. Here she answers a few questions about her role.

Raymond's story

Raymond spent much of his life in darkness - but his days have been brightened up by kindness from Sight Scotland, he says

Dot's story

Dot contacted our Community team for help after her mother-in-law was diagnosed with a common visual impairment condition called Macular Degeneration.

Lee's story

Lee says that thanks to our Community Service’s support, he’s now able to get out of his house and live his life again.

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Our new names

We are proud to announce the new names of our two sister charities and share why we changed our names. We’ve continually adapted to ensure we're there for people with sight loss, and will be there in the future too.

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About us

For 230 years, we have been supporting people with sight loss and blindness. We are one of Scotland's oldest charities and we're dedicated to empowering people with visual impairments to lead fulfilling lives.

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