15 May: New form of inherited blindness discovered: Click for more
05 May: Research update: Difficulties with visual activities for people with RP: Read more
30 April: UK stem cell company files for approval to start clinical trials for RP: Learn more
28 April: Virgin Money London Marathon 2015: A great success!
09 March: Cells from eyes of dead 'may give sight to blind': Read full article
20 February: RP Genome Project Patient Group Convenes: Read more
Introducing RP Fighting Blindness
Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a disease of the eye that leads to loss of vision and blindness. RP Fighting Blindness works hard to stimulate and fund cutting edge research to find a treatment or cure and support those affected. You can learn lots more using the links across the top of this page.
To stimulate and support high quality medical research
with the aim of increasing scientific understanding of retinitis pigmentosa (and related conditions) and finding treatments or cures for the condition that, when developed, are accessible to anyone affected, and to identify or provide good quality and universally-accessible information and support services
for people affected.
We aspire to a world in which people with RP will have access to treatments or a cure and will not lose their sight.
The charity is committed to focus on its objectives, transparency in all matters, collaboration with other organisations, fair business practices and equality of opportunity.
You Can Help Us
Take a look at how you can support us
by joining, donating, or taking part in an event. You will be helping us give hope to people with RP across the UK and worldwide.