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EYECAN Solutions 2019
May 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
EYECAN Solutions is our annual exhibition showcasing the latest technology, innovations and support available to people with sight loss. It is held on Thursday 30th May 2019 between 10am and 4pm at Town Church House, St Helier. EYECAN Solutions is FREE to attend.
Do you know someone who:
– Has lost their independence and confidence because of sight loss?
– Has been told the optician can no longer help?
– Struggles to read standard (12pt) text?
– Is newly diagnosed with sight loss?
– Bumps into things?
If you know someone who has a sight impairment, this event is for them!
Our exhibitors this year are:
OXSIGHT – Featured Exhibitor
OXSIGHT make glasses that can make a real difference to the daily lives of people with conditions that cause peripheral vision loss. These include Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinitis Pigmentosa, Myopic Degeneration, Retinopathy of prematurity and other degenerative eye diseases. Their glasses have also helped people with a visual impairment caused following a stroke, such as homonymous hemianopia.
More info can be found here: www.oxsight.co.uk
Dolphin Computer Access
Join the millions of blind, partially sighted and dyslexic people across the globe who have chosen Dolphin products for their personal and professional use.
Our software and free apps support users with all degrees of sight loss, computer experience and reading ability.
More info can be found: www.yourdolphin.com
Dedicated to helping individuals maintain their visual independence, Enhanced Vision has developed leading assistive technology to create a full line of superior, easy-to-use low vision aids at affordable prices. Our low vision aids are offered by low vision professionals and can be found in specialised low vision agencies throughout the world.
More info can be found: www.enhancedvision.co.uk
Since 1983 Associated Optical, Eschenbach’s UK partner, has sought to provide eye-care professionals with innovative magnification devices to further enhance their patient care. Working closely with all of our key manufacturers and education team, our aim is to inspire our customers to further improve people’s lives using patient-centred optical solutions.
More info can be found: www.associatedoptical.com
OrCam’s mission is to harness the power of artificial vision by incorporating pioneering technology into a wearable platform which improves the lives of individuals who are blind, visually impaired, and have reading difficulties.
More info can be found: www.orcam.com
Guide Dogs UK / My Guide
My Guide is our free service that enables people with a vision impairment to get out of their homes and into the community. With a volunteer as your sighted guide, you can overcome challenges presented by unfamiliar places or crowded areas, enjoy exploring your surroundings and ultimately become more independent.
More info can be found: www.guidedogs.org.uk
The Optelec mission is simple: “Improving the quality of life of visually impaired and dyslexic people – reaching out with simple and effective solutions.” Our aim is to help anyone with a sight difficulty, whether they are totally blind or have a degree of vision impairment or dyslexia, by offering simple to use and intuitive solutions.
Their products are designed to help with making the most of life: to allow staying in touch with friends and relatives, to participate and succeed in education and the workplace as well continuing to enjoy hobbies.
More info can be found: www.uk.optelec.com
Blind Veterans UK
Blind Veterans UK help blind ex-Service men and women lead independent and fulfilling lives by supporting them with our in-depth expertise, experience and full range of services.
We give veterans much-needed support to adjust to sight loss, overcome the challenges of blindness and enjoy daily life. Our charity has been offering physical and emotional support to vision-impaired veterans since 1915.
More info can be found: www.blindveterans.org.uk
Professional Vision Services
Professional Vision Services was incorporated in 1990 by Philippa Wisbey – Managing Director and owner, importing the Magnilink brand of product from Low Vision International (LVI) into the UK.
More info can be found: www.professional-vision-services.co.uk
The Macular Society supports those with Macular Degeneration, their families and their carers; offering counselling and other services, as well as funding crucial research into macular disease to try and help find a cure.
More info can be found: www.macularsociety.org
Living with sight loss can be lonely and isolating, causing many to revert into themselves only making this issue worse. The British Wireless for the Blind Fund aims to ease these feelings by providing the joy of sound along with the companionship of radio. British Wireless supply specially adapted audio equipment to those who would not usually be able to afford it, on a free loan to visually impaired people all across the UK.
More info can be found: www.blind.org.uk