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Everything You Need to Know About FBC’s Canada’s Patient Registry

Fill out the online form on our Patient Registry page to learn more about how you can enroll. Click here to download a printable version of this article/fact sheet: PDF/Word. The Patient…

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Everything You Need To Know About Clinical Trials

What is a clinical trial? Clinical trials are experiments that test whether a new intervention, such as a drug or surgery, will work in people. The main goal of clinical trials is…

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Everything You Need To Know About The Bionic Eye

Click here to download a printable version this article/fact sheet: PDF/Word. What is a retinal prosthesis? A retinal prosthesis is a non-living, electronic substitute for the retina. Popular and brand names for…

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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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