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Dr. Tianwei Zhou named 2020 recipient of FBC’s Clinician Scientist Emerging Leader Award

Dr. Tianwei Zhou has been announced as this year’s winner of Fighting Blindness Canada’s Clinician Scientist Emerging Leader (CSEL) award. Dr. Zhou is an ophthalmology resident from the Université de Montréal. Mentored…

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The Way I See It Blog Series

introduction My name is Marlene Cust. I am a senior citizen, and legally blind due to retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration. In my writing, I want to acknowledge both the challenges…

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Information about COVID-19 and Your Eye Health

We understand this time of uncertainty may be confusing. We have prepared answers to some questions you may have about your eye health during these times. Please note, different levels of government…

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Fill out a survey to bring new vision treatments to Canada

Fighting Blindness Canada wants to hear from you! By filling out our surveys you’re telling policy makers what it’s like to live with vision loss and will help explain why it’s so…

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Leaving a legacy to fight blindness

Robert Smyth, executor for estate of Doreen Powles presented a cheque to Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) in the amount of $400,000 at a donor reception at the Calgary Petroleum Club on October…

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Vision Quest Ottawa a success!

On Tuesday, February 11 we gathered in Ottawa for our first Vision Quest of 2020! At this afternoon “tea & talk”, 60 people living with vision loss, their families, and allied professionals…

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