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Sight Scotland Veterans Stories

Veterans with sight loss unite for Scottish War Blinded Aberdeen reunion event

Veterans living with sight loss across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire came together for Scottish War Blinded’s annual reunion for the region. 

Sight loss charity tackles social isolation with Highlands and Moray lunch groups for veterans with vision impairments

Veterans with sight loss have the chance to make new connections through a number of lunch groups across the Highlands and Moray run by a vision impairment charity. 

Veterans with vision impairment across Scotland get marching for Scottish War Blinded's 500 Miles Challenge

Veterans with sight loss across Scotland will unite to embrace the benefits of walking in a collective 500 Miles Challenge this May with charity Scottish War Blinded. 

Vision Hub: Sight loss charities unite to host free vision impairment advice hub in Kincraig

Residents with sight loss in the Highlands will have the opportunity to receive expert advice at a free vision impairment event this May. 

Veteran with vision impairment regains love of reading newspapers with magnifier from sight loss charity

A veteran and former journalist with sight loss has regained his love of reading after receiving a specialist magnifying gadget from a vision impairment charity. 

Veteran with sight loss's railway hobby back on track with Sight Scotland Veterans support

A Glenrothes veteran living with a vision impairment is back on track with building his beloved model railway after receiving a specialist magnifier from Sight Scotland Veterans.

Artificial intelligence identifies existing drugs that may reduce sight loss from macular degeneration

The initial results from an artificial intelligence project show a number of existing drugs have the potential to reduce sight loss from age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of sight loss. 

Dalkeith Veteran with vision impairment gets ready for sixth London Marathon

A Dalkeith veteran with sight loss is encouraging others with a vision impairment to take up sport as he gears up to run the London Marathon for the sixth time. 

Titanic scratch model created by veteran with sight loss to travel world as part of international exhibition

A scratch model of the iconic Titanic, created in painstaking detail by a Wilkieston veteran with sight loss, will journey the world as part of an international touring exhibition. 

Aberdeen veteran living with sight loss makes new connections with charity's support

A sociable Aberdeen veteran living with sight loss has heralded a charity for helping him keep on living life to the full. 

Veteran with visual impairment uses poetry talent to share experiences of sight loss

RAF veteran Dave Phillips uses his talent for poetry to explore his feelings about living with genetic eye disease Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP).

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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 more than 225 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.