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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss in people over the age of 55, affecting approximately 2.5 million Canadians. In AMD, central vision is affected, making it harder…

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Latest in Glaucoma Research

Glaucoma is a group of diseases that damage the optic nerve in the eye and lead to vision loss. It is one of the leading causes of blindness for people over the…

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A look back at our top 10 stories of 2023!

Funding innovative vision research is at the heart of Fighting Blindness Canada. Throughout the year, we’ve shared articles and publications showcasing the amazing research and advocacy work taking place within the community…

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Become a mentor or a mentee in our innovative Mentorship Program

“This program has been a life-changing experience for me, and I strongly recommend it.” 2023 Program Mentee. Did you know that Fighting Blindness Canada offers an innovative mentorship program? Morgan Ineson, Fighting…

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FBC’s Young Leaders Toronto Summit connected young adults with vision loss from across Canada

This October, we were back in-person for our 2023 Young Leaders Toronto Summit. Held at the Novotel Toronto North York, 33 young adult participants from across the country joined us for two…

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Funding the Future: New awards announced to support early career clinician-scientists

Fighting Blindness Canada has awarded three new Clinician Scientist Emerging Leader Awards, helping build the pipeline of ophthalmologist researchers. Clinician-scientists can translate laboratory research into the clinic and help bring clinical trials…

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