A Guide To Conditions Of The Retina – Audio Guide

1. Introduction

1.00 Table of Contents

1.01 Fighting Blindness Quote

1.02 Foreword from Miss Marie Hickey-Dwyer, President, Irish College of Ophthalmology 

1.03 Welcome Note from Avril Daly, CEO, Fighting Blindness  

2. Fighting Blindness    

2.01 About Fighting Blindness  

2.02 Cure. Support. Empower.     

3. Insight Counselling Service      

3.01 About Insight Counselling Service    

3.02 The Benefit of Psychotherapy   

3.03 Support Services

4. Your Eyes

4.01 How Your Eyes Work

4.02 The Spectrum of Sight Loss

4.03 What You Can Do to Take Care of Your Eyes

4.04 Healthcare Professionals Who Look After Your Eyes

4.05 What Happens at Your Ophthalmology Appointment

4.06 Questions to Ask Your Doctor

5. Research

5.01 Fighting Blindness Research

5.02 Clinical Trials

5.03 Human Genetics – A Brief Insight (Prof Jane Farrar, TCD)

5.04 Inheritance Patterns

5.05 Target 5000 – Gateway to Vision

6.0Rare Inherited Conditions

6.01 Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)

6.02 Choroideremia

6.03 Leber Congenital Amaurosis (LCA)

6.04 Usher Syndrome

6.05 Stargardt Disease

6.06 Juvenile X-linked Retinoschisis

6.07 Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON)

6.08 Best Disease

6.08 Cone-Rod Dystrophies

6.09 Achromatopsia

7. Other Retinal Conditions

7.01 Age-related Macular Degeneration

7.02 Diabetes-Related Sight Loss

7.03 Retinal Degeneration as Part of a Syndrome

8. Connect

8.01 Connect with Fighting Blindness

8.02 How to Support Our Work

9. Further Information

9.0 Useful Links

9.01 Irish Patient Organisations Supporting People With Sight Loss

9.02 Other Irish Patient Organisations

9.03 Other Irish Resources

9.04 International Patient Organisations

9.05 Medical and Research Links

9.06 Glossary of Terms

9.06 Glossary A

9.06 Glossary B

9.06 Glossary C

9.06 Glossary D

9.06 Glossary E

9.06 Glossary F

9.06 Glossary G

9.06 Glossary H

9.06 Glossary I

9.06 Glossary K

9.06 Glossary L

9.06 Glossary M

9.06 Glossary N

9.06 Glossary O

9.06 Glossary P

9.06 Glossary R

9.06 Glossary S

9.06 Glossary V

9.06 Glossary X

9.06 Glossary Y

9.07 Credits

9.08 Patient Testimony

9.09 Professional Testimony