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Judi Dench reveals eyesight loss has made it `impossible` for her to learn lines

In recent years, veteran British actor Judi Dench has been open with fans about her degenerative eye condition, which has made it increasingly difficult for her to learn lines. According to Variety, an American media company, in a new interview on `The Graham Norton Show`, the 88-year-old Oscar winner said it`s now become "impossible" to learn lines because of her eyesight loss. The actor has long been proud of her photographic memory for scripts, but she can no longer rely on it. "It has become impossible and because I…

Judi Dench says reading scripts has ‘become impossible’ with eyesight condition

Get our free weekly email for all the latest cinematic news from our film critic Clarisse LoughreyGet our The Life Cinematic email for freeJudi Dench has opened up about the challenges her eyesight condition has brought on, revealing that it’s become “impossible” for her to read scripts. Years ago, the award-winning actor revealed she had AMD (age-related macular degeneration), a common condition that usually occurs in people’s fifties and sixties and affects vision.AMD doesn’t cause total blindness, but can make reading…

An Implant Made From Pig Skin Restored 19 People’s Eyesight in Recent Trial

The implant developed by scientists from Linköping University.Photo: Thor Balkhed/Linköping UniversityA team of scientists say they’ve found a new way to help people with damaged corneas: bioengineered implants created from pig skin. In findings from a small clinical trial published this month, the implants were shown to restore people’s eyesight for up to two years, including in those who were legally blind. Should it continue to show promise, the technology may one day provide a mass-produced alternative to donated