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The Sun and Your Eye Health

We’ve been waiting all winter for it — but the sun is finally shining bright, and the hot weather is here! However, it’s important to know how to enjoy those sunny days…

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Where Are They Now: Mike Sapieha — Bringing Innovation from the Bench to the Bedside for Aging Eye Diseases

Dr. Przemyslaw (Mike) Sapieha wants to move new discoveries from the lab bench to patients, where they can make a difference. And as the University of Montreal Endowed Chair in Translational Vision…

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Fighting Blindness Canada Encourages Canadians to MOVE to Support Vision Loss Research, Launches National MOVE FOR SIGHT Fundraising Event this June

Canada’s Largest Charitable Funder of Vision Research Celebrates its 50th Anniversary, Advancing Breakthroughs to Help More Canadians Manage Vision Loss Toronto, ON, May 1, 2024 — Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) marks its…

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Stuart and Ali: Paying it Forward and Back

Volunteering often has a ripple effect, touching people in profound ways and motivating them to act in ways that benefit their local communities and beyond. This is the case with Stuart Matan…

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Where are they now: Dr. Ian MacDonald — clinical genetics pioneer and patient champion

Dr. Ian MacDonald’s illustrious career began when, as a trainee in clinical genetics he had the opportunity to work on a project funded by Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC). Choroideremia is an inherited…

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Research highlights from Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Conference

Fighting Blindness Canada Director of Research and Mission Programs Dr. Larissa Moniz attended the 2024 ARVO meeting in Seattle to learn about the latest in vision research and treatment development. Here are…

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