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Education webinars

View Point

Fighting Blindness Canada’s new virtual education series, View Point, brings the latest in vision research. Over the next several weeks, join us in exploring cutting edge vision research, new treatments for blinding eye diseases, and more.

View Point will present a combination of live webinars and pre-recorded sessions, covering a range of topics including; gene therapy, pharmaceutical treatments, age-related vision loss, and inherited retinal disease.

View Point is free of charge for all participants. If you would like to support this program and the important sight-saving research funded by Fighting Blindness Canada, please make a donation today!

If you would like to receive updates about new webinars, share webinar topic ideas, or require assistance registering, please email education@fightingblindness.ca.

View Point is proudly presented by Bayer.

Please note, for distribution purposes, all webinars are recorded. 


UPCOMING EVENTS

Glaucoma: Current & Future Treatment Options
Tuesday, October 6, 2020, 4 p.m. ET

Join Dr. Yvonne Buys to learn more about glaucoma, an eye disease affecting more than 400,000 Canadians. Dr. Buys will provide an overview of glaucoma and discuss current and future treatment options. There will be time for Q&A.

You will have the opportunity to ask your questions in the session, or you can send them in advance to education@fightingblindness.ca

REGISTER FOR THE GLAUCOMA WEBINAR

How the Gut Influences the Development of Retinal Disease
Monday, October 19, 2020, 3 pm ET

Dr. Przemslaw (Mike) Sapieha will discuss his internationally renowned research about the role that bacteria in your intestines may play in determining if you will develop wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Wet AMD is the more severe form of age-related macular degeneration, and can cause significant loss of sight.

You will have the opportunity to ask your questions in the session, or you can send them in advance to education@fightingblindness.ca

REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR

Diabetes & Vision Loss 101
Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 5 pm ET

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! Did you know that one in three Canadians live with diabetes or pre-diabetes? Diabetes can cause uncontrolled bleeding in the retina, and puts people with diabetes at risk for losing their sight. In this webinar, Dr. Netan Choudhry will discuss how diabetes affects the eye, what you can do to take care of your eyes, and what treatments are available if your sight is affected.

A Q&A period will be included. Please email your questions in advance to education@fightingblindness.ca

REGISTER FOR THE DIABETES WEBINAR

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