Fight for Sight researcher Matteo Carandini reflects upon the lessons learnt during his first marathon
Fight for Sight Ambassador Wins Prize
We’re delighted to announce that Fight for Sight Ambassador Red Széll, has been selected as one of the winners of the Holman Prize.
Neil Fachie - My love of cycling
Neil Fachie is one our amazing Fight for Sight #champions, he's taken time out from winning multiple gold medals to tell us about his love of cycling.
Neil Fachie - Fight for Sight #champion
Track cyclist Neil Fachie has had a pretty busy year so far! First winning two gold medals at the UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in Rio de Janeiro. Then on to Australia where he won another two golds at the Commonwealth Games. He took some time (in between winning and training) to tell us how he got into cycling, who his #champion is and why research is so important to him.
Adam Watson reflects on his personal journey with sight loss
Adam Watson lives with a degree of sight loss and has been inspired to join the Fight for Sight by tackling the eye2eye challenge to fundraise for more sight saving research.
Lora Fachie's #champion Blog
Fresh from her gold-medal-winning success at the UCI Para-cycling World Championships, Lora tells us more about her training (which definitely paid off!), who her #champions are and her biggest challenge.
Fight for Sight and AZOOR Society Community Day
Fight for Sight and the AZOOR Society teamed up this week [19-3-18] to hold the first ever community day dedicated to the condition. AZOOR (Acute Zonal Occult Outer Retinopathy) is a rare eye condition which can result in complete sight loss. It was only recognised and named just over 25 years ago – in a paper describing the condition published in 1992 – and there is currently no treatment to reverse the sight loss resulting from it.
Lora and Neil Fachie are Fight for Sight #champions
Hot on the heels of Millie Knight we have Lora and Neil Fachie joining us as Fight for Sight #champions. They are heading to Rio de Janeiro for the 2018 Union Cycliste Internationale Para-cycling Track World Championships which start on 22 March. We hear first from Lora on how she got into the sport.