This is where a person is blind or has a visual impairment, where their condition can't be treated.
Read more about sight loss (NHS Choices).
For more advice, a helpful leaflet is available from VisionUK.
If you're concerned that your child has sight loss, speak to your doctor or health visitor if they're under 5.
Our Visual Impairment team work with people who have sight loss, and our Sensory Services team also works with children and adults with sight and hearing loss.
You can also get support from the Children’s Eye Service who monitor and treat children with vision and eye conditions.