(From Mail & Guardian (South Africa): AAGM)
Close your eyes for 30 seconds; the overwhelming darkness invades your mind. This is the perpetual darkness that faces blind people every day of their lives, writes Nawaal Deane.
September 23 to 29 has been declared World Retina Week to celebrate sight and raise awareness of progressive retinal diseases.
Retina South Africa, a non-profit organisation, is committed to finding the cause of and treatment for inherited degenerative diseases such as Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), macular degeneration and the usher syndrome.
This week it launched Retina Week in South Africa, where the public is called on …