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Report on Manchester Eye Hospital's groundbreaking eyesight treatment

The NHS is offering new hope for people who suffer from a condition which is the biggest cause of sight loss.

It's called Age-related macular degeneration - known as AMD - can leave sufferers with a blind spot and blurred vision.

It can start when people are in their forties. And the revolutionary treatment effectively involves fitting a mini telescope into the eye.

It's being offered for free at the Uk's second largest eye hospital in Manchester.

Sarah Rogers has been there to find out more.

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  1. ITV News Correspondent Elaine Willcox

Stroke patients say they feel 'abandoned'

Shocking research reveals almost half of stroke patients in the North West say they feel 'abandoned' when they leave hospital.

The Stroke Association says too many patients don't get the support and therapy they need to recover.

They're calling on the government to guarantee improved therapy at home.

Anthony McKevitt was 48 when suffered a third stroke. He now lives in a nursing home. Here's his heartbreaking story:

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