For the past 20 years, The Daylight Company has worked closely with the RNIB (Royal National Institute for the Blind), local Macular Societies and low vision clinics in the UK, Europe and US, to understand the needs of people with sight loss.
The five most common causes of reduced vision are Macular Degeneration, Retinitis Pigmentosa, Diabetic Retinopathy, Cataracts, Glaucoma and one out of three people over the age of 75 is affected by Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD).
Everyone experiencing these conditions can benefit from appropriate lighting, though the kind of light may vary depending on the condition. Our accumulated knowledge, together with continuous research, is the basis on which we design products for the visually impaired. A high quality light source can make a dramatic difference to everyday tasks, such as reading, preparing food, eating and pouring drinks.
Here’s what you need to consider when choosing the best light for sight loss conditions: