Low Vision


Advice and special aids for those with poor sight is available at the Practice in Hadleigh.


Useful links:

Sensing Change - services for people with sight loss in Suffolk.

NHS information - for people with poor sight, including causes of sight loss and support available.

NHS Ophthalmology – information from local eye clinic with many useful links, including support groups

Suffolk InfoLink: Directory of local groups, organisations, services and activities

Suffolk Sight - helping to maintain independence in the face of the many challenges of sight loss.

Essex Sight - support for those with sight loss in Essex.

Essex Sensory Community - support for those with sight or hearing loss in Essex.

Customer First - local government services and information 0808 800 4005

RNIB - to find all services available locally

Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO): ECLOs provide emotional/practical support, information and referrals to services that can enable and empower people with sight loss. The ECLO at Ipswich is Dawn Wright, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   01473 703840 and Jen Bacon at West Suffolk hospital This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Visionary Charity Locator - to find your local sight loss charties which provide advice, activities and support to people with visual impairment.

ActivLives - ActivLives is a local independent charity working in Ipswich and across Suffolk to keep people active, connected and involved with their local community through accessible sports and exercise, learning new skills and volunteering opportunities.

Sound On Talking - local newspaper 07772324317

Sight & Sound Technology - providers of optical and electronic low vision aids.

Esme's Umbrella - provides advice and information regarding Charles Bonnet Syndrome, which are commonly experienced visual hallucinations.

Radio 4 In Touch - useful information and contacts for individuals with sight loss.

If you are unable to find the help and support you require please contact us at Dunstone Optometry - we are here to help.

3 Queen Street, Hadleigh, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP7 5DZ Tel: 01473 823755