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Bardet Biedl Syndrome

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Fighting Blindness Canada Celebrates World Sight Day!

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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FBC Launches Health Information Line!

At FBC, we are committed to helping people living with blinding eye diseases navigate the complex research and ophthalmology landscape in Canada. In 2018, we launched our Vision Care Pathways to provide…

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Landmark study shows burden of inherited retinal diseases is borne primarily by families

This month, the Inherited Retinal Dystrophies Consortium Operating for the Under-Represented for Novel Therapies and Services (IRD COUNTS) released a landmark study highlighting the personal costs of living with an inherited retinal…

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New Survey Initiative Engages Patients as Experts and Collaborators

Last year Fighting Blindness Canada launched its Vision Care Pathways (VCP) online tool, a set of resources and guides for people living with eye diseases. These diseases include rare genetic disorders such…

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GIVEAWAY: Win an eSight Device at Vision Quest!

Fighting Blindness Canada is giving away a fully calibrated eSight device to celebrate Vision Quest! eSight is a revolutionary pair of electronic glasses which enhance sight for low-vision users. Developed in Canada,…

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FDA Rules Against For-Profit Stem Cell Company

Quick on the heels of last week’s Washington Post article discussing the dangers of stem cell therapy, a U.S. federal judge ruled in favour of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in…

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