‘My vision is like looking through a straw’ – BBC News

Image copyright Molly Watt

Teenage times can be fraught with dilemmas. But what if you are deafen and fast losing your batch too?

Molly Watt was born dangerously deaf and learned to cheek predict. But, at the age of 12, she was diagnosed with Usher syndrome, a degenerative malady which causes sight and listening loss.

Now aged 22 she has just 5% of batch left in one look.

“My vision is like gazing through a straw, ” she answers.

“There’s lots of twinkling illuminations in my ‘good’ bit and I time have to learn to avoid them. On a bad daytime, I don’t accompany a good deal at all.