Eye Patches

Macular Degeneration does not always affect both eyes at once, and sometimes the worst affected eye can interfere with reading with the better eye.



One solution is known as a blanking patch, and these are available from any optometrist.


Many people come up with their own inventive ways of achieving the same thing, by using a folded cloth or tissue, as seen in the picture above. Sometimes a grandchild’s toy box is ransacked for a pirate’s patch!