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Apr 25, 2019

A Message from the President and CEO For 45 years, the Foundation Fighting Blindness has raised and directed critical funding into sight-saving research for blinding eye diseases. From our earliest days as…

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Nov 11, 2019

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! At a recent Vision Quest in Calgary, FBC welcomed Dr. Rajinder Nirwan, who shared valuable insight on diabetes and how the disease can affect the eyes. Below,…

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Nov 11, 2019

Earlier in October, the Celebre family invited 200 friends and family members for a night of fun and fundraising on behalf of Fighting Blindness Canada! The event, called A Night for Nick,…

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Ruanne Vent-Schmidt
Nov 7, 2019

Dr. Ruanne Vent-Schmidt is a PhD candidate in FBC funded Dr. Orson Moritz’s lab. She recently wrote an article for The Conversation about the importance of genetic testing. Read the full article…

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Nov 5, 2019

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a form of vision loss associated with diabetes. The most severe form of the disease is diabetic macular edema (DME), which can occur if DR is left untreated….

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Oct 30, 2019

Each quarter, our Health Information Officer will shine a spotlight on rare eye diseases that are affecting our community. While we may not fund research into all these diseases, many of the…

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Oct 9, 2019

Did you know that in three out of four cases, vision loss can be treated or prevented if caught early enough? That’s why Fighting Blindness Canada has teamed up with the Canadian…

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