The Vision Series of e-health videos aim to inform and promote the services that NCBI provide to those living with sight loss in Ireland. All videos will be available on our NCBI YouTube channel. These videos are sponsored by Novartis.
Ep 1: A Guide for Optometrists
This video will take Optometrists through how they can refer a client to the NCBI, an overview of the services offered to patients referred to us and the value of this service.
Ep. 2 NCBI’s CEO Chris White & Mr Mark Cahill MCh FRCSI FRC Ophth talk AMD
This video explores the condition Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), it’s symptoms and treatment regimes. AMD is the most common cause of sight loss in Ireland so it is important to be aware.
Ep.3 Neurological Vision Loss
This video looks at vision loss arising following a stroke. It shows how vision can be altered after a stroke, its impact on the individual and the techniques and strategies NCBI teaches to enable the individual to maximise their residual vision and navigate safely.
Ep. 4 Independent Safe Travel for Children and Young People
This video shows how different skills and strategies used during the different phases of childhood can ensure children and young people who are blind or vision impaired can travel independently and confidently.
Ep.5 Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO)
This video shows the value of the Eye Clinic Liaison Officer role in supporting, connecting and empowering a patient from the point of diagnosis onwards and what it this role means to both patients and clinicians.