Charity gives insight into world of visually impaired

UNDERSTANDING ... Sight Service's Matthew Johnson tries on a pair of glasses simulating tunnel vision.

UNDERSTANDING ... Sight Service's Matthew Johnson tries on a pair of glasses simulating tunnel vision.

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SOUTH Tynesiders will be able to experience what it is like to suffer from sight loss at a charity’s open days.

Sight Service, based in Gordon Street, South Shields, is hosting two events to hopefully attract more visually-impaired members through its doors.

However, it’s also giving families the chance to understand the difficulties their loved ones face though simulation spectacles or “sim specs” as they are more commonly known.

 

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