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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 email updates about new webinars or to share future webinar topic ideas, please email Morgan at mineson@fightingblindness.ca

If you require assistance registering for any webinar, please email Morgan at mineson@fightingblindness.ca.

View Point is proudly presented by Bayer.

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

Upcoming education WEBINARS

GENETICS AND MODELS OF OCULAR DISEASE

June 3, 2020 3 p.m. ET

Genetics play an essential role in the development of inherited eye diseases. In this live webinar, Dr. Lance Doucette will explain how genetics impact ocular disease.

Please send your questions in advance to mineson@fightingblindness.ca or you can ask them in the chat box during the webinar.

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Everyday Accessible Solutions

June 8, 2020 3 p.m. ET

In this live webinar, Dr. Ana Juricic will discuss how to use smartphones and apps to enhance and simplify daily tasks. Apps for way-finding, object identification, and virtual assistance will be discussed, as well as community resources for learning more about your technology options.

Please send your questions in advance to Morgan at mineson@fightingblindness.ca or share them during the webinar.

Stem Cells aSocial Distancing in the Social Distancing in the Dark: A Blind Person’s Perspective on COVID-19

June 16, 2020 7 p.m. ET

Living under the new restrictions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic has forced us all to adapt. This has posed challenges for everyone, but especially for those living with vision loss. In this live webinar, Paralympic swimmer Donovan Tildesley and ophthalmologist Dr. Briar Sexton will speak about some of these key challenges and provide creative workarounds for consideration.

Please send your questions in advance to Morgan at mineson@fightingblindness.ca or share them during the webinar.

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