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Save the date!

Save the date!

We are delighted to announce that we will be holding our next members’ weekend in 2017 – so please get the date in your diary! The event will be held from Friday 15 to Sunday 17 September, at Academy Newland Park, in Buckinghamshire. The weekend will be an opportunity...
Kelsey unveils restored opticians

Kelsey unveils restored opticians

A teen eye cancer survivor was guest of honour to launch newly refurbished premises for Vision Express Ruislip, which relocated its services following a fire at the store. Kelsey Trevett, 15, performed a ribbon cut as a special guest of the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust....
The week that changed our lives

The week that changed our lives

One evening, Michelle Turner spotted an unusual white glow in her toddler’s eye. Just seven days later, she was told her boy had cancer. She tells their story… Monday It was a typical weekday evening, just like any other. I was brushing my 23-month-old toddler Ethan’s...
Esme is VIP guest

Esme is VIP guest

Young eye cancer survivor Esme Eagle Davies and Mayor of Hereford Jim Kenyon were special guests as Vision Express opened its new-look Hereford High Street store. Esme, aged 10, was diagnosed with retinoblastoma just before her first birthday in 2007. Her grandfather...
Monocular vision

Monocular vision

Monocular vision means ‘sight in one eye only’. This information outlines some of the challenges that some children with monocular vision may face… Many children learn to cope very well with sight in one eye only and, in general, the earlier the child loses their eye...
Protective eyewear for children with monocular vision

Protective eyewear for children with monocular vision

When children and young people have monocular vision, it’s even more important to preserve their eyesight. But that doesn’t mean that they have to miss out on all the fun of sports and activities. Zishan Naeem, Lead Orthoptist for Retinoblastoma Services at The Royal...