The first human trial of a gene therapy for choroideremia has announced preliminary results on six people: two of these patients have experienced significant improvements in vision. The findings were published in…Read More
1. Can you share with us what retinal eye disease you have and when you were diagnosed? The retinal disease I have is called Stargardt’s. It is when one has no central…Read More
Can you share with us what retinal eye disease you have and when you were diagnosed? Retinitis Pigmentosa – 5 years old Did vision loss have any impact on your education choices?…Read More
1. Can you share with us what retinal eye disease you have and when you were diagnosed? When I was 15, I was diagnosed with cataracts. I woke up one morning with…Read More
An additional treatment option for people with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) will soon be available in Canada. Health Canada has just approved Eyelea, a drug made and marketed by Bayer Inc….Read More
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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…Read More
In this panel discussion from Vision Quest Vancouver on April 27, 2019, experts from around the world introduced the new era of gene therapy and discussed what this means for the future…Read More
Cycle for Sight is one of Fighting Blindness Canada’s (FBC’s) most beloved fundraising events, and it’s not difficult to know why: sunny skies, challenging routes, and a focus on fun make it…Read More
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