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Dr Neil Ebenezer discusses eye research successes and why we need more eye research funding on World Sight Day 2018

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Fight for Sight researcher Matteo Carandini reflects upon the lessons learnt during his first marathon

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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.

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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.

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Golf day raises almost £2000 for vital eye research

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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.

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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.

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Patrick is running his first ever London Marathon to support keratoconus research

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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.

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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.

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