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Eye Can Bath

Eye Can is a free exhibition bringing you many of the UK’s leading organisations who offer support to blind and partially sighted people.

Eye Can Bath
Friday 19th May 2023 10:00am - 3:30pm
Bath Pavilion, North Parade, City Centre, Bath BA2 4EU

We would love for you to join us at Bath Pavilion on the 19th of May between 10.00 am and 3.30 pm for our next Eye Can exhibition.

Eye Can logo, Text reads 'An exhibition for blind and partially sighted people'

Eye Can Bath is a free exhibition that provides an opportunity for anyone living with sight loss, along with their friends and family, to find out about the latest technology, equipment and services that are available.

The exhibition will have 30 exhibitors covering a range of interest areas. These include technology, sport & leisure, health & well being, and children, young people, and families.

Exhibitors

The following organisations will be at the event:

Host: Sight Support West of England – our Sight Loss Advisors will be available to offer information and advice on all things sight loss related. You can also find out more about the services we offer, talk to our Client Advisory Group, find out about how you can get involved and support us and visit our Shop Stop to find our latest retail offers.

Eye Can Bath is sponsored by Optelec, Newmedica, Irwin Mitchell, and Associated Optical,

Exhibitors: Avon Fire & Rescue, Vision Plus / Deaf Plus Bath, DeafBlind UK, Blind Veterans, Dolphin Computer Access Ltd , Doro UK, HumanWare, Keynsham Talking News, Macular Society, Professional Vision Services (PVS), RNIB, RUH – Eye Clinic Liaison Officer and specialist nurse, The Nystagmus Network, UWE Eye Clinic, VICTA, VisionAid Technologies Ltd , We Walk, New College Worcester , Sense Adventures, Visually Impaired Sailing Association,, Be Home Safe Scheme, Synaptic, Grace Ltd, Sight and Sound Technology and Look.

Speaker timetable

10:30 am Ask The Expert: Amar Shah

Amar is a Trustee for Sight Support West of England and a leading Optometrist working in the West of England and will be taking your questions and helping to correct any myths around sight loss and explaining the support and treatment that is out there.

11.30 am Sight Research UK

 Sight Research UK will present an overview of the  work they do and the research they fund. To provide an example of the research they fund they will hand over to one of their grant holders, Professor Glen Jeffery, (UCL) who will talk about his work improving ageing vision with red light therapy.  He will also be happy to field any questions about eye research more generally, should these arise. www.sightresearchuk.org

12.30 am  Ask The Expert: Amar Shah – 2nd talk

A second chance to ask Amar Shah your question.  He is a Trustee for Sight Support West of England and a leading Optometrist working in the West of England. He will be taking your questions and helping to correct any myths around sight loss and explaining the support and treatment that is out there.

1:30 pm  VisionBridge – Innovative Assistive Technology

Julian Jackson is the founder of VisionBridge, a unique social enterprise which champions both eye research and the development of innovative technologies. Julian’s talk includes examples of technical ingenuity in the field of vision enhancement, object recognition and avoidance, and navigation and orientation, and he will explore the rehabilitative value these offer.  www.visionbridge.org.uk

Booking

To book your place and ensure you have a goodie bag, you can use Eventbrite –

Eventbrite Booking Form for Eye Can Bath

Alternatively, you can email or call us to pre-register –  Contact Us 

We are very grateful to Optelec – ‘Leaders in low vision magnification’, Newmedica – Eye Health Clinics and Irwin Mitchell for sponsoring the 2022  Eye Can events.

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Optelec (event sponsors) logo.

Irwin Mitchell logo

 

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