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Thankful for the partnership

December 2, 2015

Thankful for the partnership Ricardo Vasquez at the Eye and Ear

Ricardo Vasquez has been a patient at the Eye and Ear for many years; he was in his early thirties when he was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa and Glaucoma.

By 2003, his eyesight had deteriorated so much that he only had around 30% of his vision. Ricardo says the years between 2003 and 2010 were very difficult and it was by chance that a family friend heard about a free orientation and mobility services that Guide Dogs Victoria provided to support people with vision impairment.

Ricardo was surprised to hear Guide Dogs Victoria provided services that didn’t involve getting a guide dog, so he set up an appointment with the adult mobility team straight away.

Ricardo is thankful for the services Guide Dogs Victoria and the Eye and Ear have provided.