Over a decade ago, anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) injections emerged as an effective treatment for diabetic macular edema (DME), the leading cause of blindness among working-age adults in North America. To…Read More
Diabetes is a metabolic disease that causes high blood sugar. Over time, diabetes can damage your eyes and cause different eye diseases, such as diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema, glaucoma, and cataracts…Read More
In recognition of the symbolic year 2020, Fighting Blindness Canada, the Canadian Council of the Blind, and other national vision organizations are hosting a summit in Ottawa on February 12 called the…Read More
We’re kicking off 2020, the Year of Vision, with a huge thank you to our generous donors and supportive community. Thanks to your generosity, Fighting Blindness Canada is funding six new research…Read More
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,…Read More
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….Read More
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