DWP owes people £737 a month and you can claim 'either of two benefits'

The Department for Work and Pensions could pay you up to £737 a month if you have one of these 52 eye conditions. If your sight loss impacts your daily life - and depending on your age - you can claim either one of two disability benefits.

The first is Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and the second is Attendance Allowance. The DWP has listed 52 on its database, and these include diseases of conjunctiva, cornea, eyelids and lacrimal apparatus and orbital cellulitis.

Keratoconus, Ptosis and Herpes zoster - ophthalmic are also listed. Entropion, Conjunctiva, cornea, eyelids and lacrimal apparatus - Other diseases of / type not known, Corneal ulceration and Scleritis are also on the DWP database, alongside Keratitis and Uveitis.

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Posterior (choroiditis) and Anterior Uveitis (iritis) are also on the list alongside Chorioretinal disorders - Other / type not known, Glaucoma, Visual injuries to the eyes, Diseases of the retina and optic nerve, Optic neuritis and Retinitis Pigmentosa.

Retina and optic nerve - Other diseases of / type not known, Retinal detachment and Macular degeneration are also listed, alongside Retinal vein occlusion, Diabetic retinopathy, Optic atrophy, Retinopathy - Other / type not known, Hypertensive retinopathy and Retinal artery occlusion.

Other conditions named are Vitreous disease, Vitreous disease - Other / type not known, Vitreous haemorrhage, Posterior vitreous detachment, Cataract, Disorders of eye movement, Strabismus (Squint), Nystagmus, Eye movement - Other disorders of / type not known and Refractive errors.

Hypermetropia (long-sighted), Astigmatism and Myopia (short-sighted) were also named by the DWP on the database as well as common conditions like Refractive errors - Other / type not known and Presbyopia. Visual field defects was also on the list.

The database was completed by the likes of Amblyopia and Hemianopia as well as Diplopia (double vision), Tunnel vision, Quadrantanopia and Cortical blindness, and also Visual field defects - Other / type not known and Scotoma.