Fighting Blindness Canada wants to hear from you! By filling out our surveys you’re telling policy makers what it’s like to live with vision loss and will help explain why it’s so…Read More
It’s difficult to imagine life without your digital screens, especially at a time when we continue to practice physical distancing to stop the spread of COVID-19. However, with an estimated 1.5 million…Read More
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss in people over the age of 50, affecting approximately 1.4 million Canadians. There are two kinds of AMD: dry AMD which…Read More
Valproic acid (VA), belongs to a family of drugs called HDAC inhibitors (HDACi) and has been tested as a potential treatment for retinitis pigmentosa (RP) with mixed results. In some clinical trials,…Read More
Introduction My name is Marlene Cust. I am a senior citizen, and legally blind due to retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). In my writing, I want to acknowledge both…Read More
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