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Every month we host a Facebook Live, where each session focuses on a variety of things from current research to lab tours, to assistive technology and more. In order to make these…

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Getting an Eye Exam with Optometrist Dr. Kevin Anderson [Facebook Live] (Video)

Watch our Facebook Live session from May 17, 2018, where we visited Shoppes of Angus Glen Optometry and spoke with optometrist Dr. Kevin Anderson. In honour of Vision Health Month, Dr. Anderson…

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The Difference Between Gene Therapy and Stem Cell Therapy [Facebook Live] (Video)

Watch our Facebook Live session from Friday, March 23, where we were joined online by special guest Dr. Jill Dolgin from the gene therapy company AGTC. In this video, Dr. Mary Sunderland…

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Top Tech Tips from a Low Vision Specialist [Facebook Live] (Video)

On Friday, February 23rd, Fighting Blindness Canada visited Dr. Ana Juricic, the Low Vision Doctor, to get her advice on low vision aids and technology. Watch the video below to learn more…

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Why You Should be on the Patient Registry [Facebook Live] (Video)

Watch our Facebook Live Session from February 8, where Dr. Mary Sunderland talks about FBC’s Patient Registry and why you should be on it. CLICK HERE to view more Facebook Live videos….

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Four Vision Research and Treatment Trends to Watch in 2018 [Facebook Live] (Video)

Watch our Facebook Session from January 25, where FBC’s Research and Education Team, Dr. Mary Sunderland and Dr. Chad Andrews, discussed four vision research and treatment trends to watch for in 2018!…

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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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Stem Cells
May 23, 2019

In light of a recent article published by the Globe and Mail regarding the potential correlation between Avastin injections and increased glaucoma rates specifically in British Columbia, Fighting Blindness Canada is republishing…

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May 15, 2019

We are letting our community know about a patient experience study being conducted by Medicys Ltd., a medical research company that is looking for people with a confirmed diagnosis of Usher syndrome…

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May 14, 2019

On May 28, 2019, Dr. Chad Andrews, Senior Manager of Research and Education at Fighting Blindness Canada, will be taking part in Dispelling Myths Surrounding the Vision of Older People, an interdisciplinary…

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