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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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Gene Therapy
Four Vision Research and Treatment Trends to Watch in 2018   

With the December 2017 announcement that the world’s first ocular gene therapy had received approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), there’s no doubt that 2017 was a landmark year…

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DNA Strand
First gene therapy for a blinding eye disease receives FDA approval

Today we are celebrating the FDA’s pathbreaking approval of Luxturna. We have been following the development of Luxturna closely. Today’s landmark FDA approval makes Luxturna the first gene therapy approved in the…

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Dr. Valerie Wallace
Survival of the Fittest: Sustaining Cells Through Transplantation

In many retinal diseases, vision loss occurs when cells that are crucial for vision are damaged or lost. This is the case, for example, in age-related macular degeneration (AMD), retinitis pigmentosa, choroideremia,…

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Dr. Sarah McFarlane
Understanding the Retina: AMD and Exploratory Science

In medicine, innovative treatments don’t emerge out of thin air. They are the result of a series of advancements in our understanding of how genes, molecules, and cells interact. The human eye…

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iPSCs
The Value of iPSCs for Stem Cell Therapy

Stem cell therapy has emerged as one of the most promising approaches in the fight to end blindness, and Dr. Gilbert Bernier’s research has played an enormous role in pushing the field…

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