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Together We Will Cure Blindness
Together We Will Cure Blindness

Right now, over one million Canadians are living with blinding eye diseases and as vision fades, so too can hope. To date, donors of the Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) have contributed more…

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Ana Juricic
New Video and Podcast About Accessible Technology

Each year, Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) holds several Vision Quest educational events across the country. Our second Vision Quest of 2018 took place on September 15 in Toronto, Ontario and brought over…

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Young Leaders
Meet the 2019 Co-chairs for Young Leaders

Launched in 2015 by Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC), the National Young Leaders Program saw a lot of growth in 2018. Designed to provide Canadian youth living with vision loss and blindness with…

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Fork in the Road
Announcing the FBC’s Vision Care Pathways

Along with the brain, the eye is one of the human body’s most intricate components, an elaborate collection of parts working in tandem to do one thing: gather external light and focus…

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Listen to Dr. Chad Andrews on AMI’s The Pulse

Dr. Chad Andrews, our Manager of Research and Education, recently appeared on the AMI podcast The Pulse to discuss Cycle for Sight (4:00), recent breakthroughs in gene therapy (7:40), Dr. Michel Cayouette’s…

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Stem Cell
2018 Summer InVision Newsletter

Our 2018 Summer InVision newsletter is now fully accessible and available online! This issue includes the following stories: – Promising Results Show the Potential for Stem-Cell Therapies to Restore Vision– Stem Cells…

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Latest FBC News View All

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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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