Is it worth registering as blind or partially sighted?

Yes, it's definitely worth registering your sight loss with your local authority, although the choice is yours. If you do register, you may be eligible for a number of concessions and it will be easier for you to prove your sight problem when claiming certain benefits. These include income tax allowance, free NHS sight tests, car parking concessions and travel schemes. Find out more about registering your sight loss.

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