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Apr 3, 2023

This month we wanted to share more about an exciting optogenetic project that Fighting Blindness Canada is funding. In 2022, Dr. Julie Lefebvre (Sick Children’s Hospital) and Dr. Arjun Krishnaswamy (McGill University)…

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Mar 27, 2023

Comic Vision is Fighting Blindness Canada’s signature comedy show in support of vision research and has been bringing people together since 1999, spreading hope and awareness by using humour. With the support…

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Mar 7, 2023

Jeanna Huntus is a Committee Member Volunteer with Fighting Blindness Canada’s (FBC) Comic Vision fundraising event. In our recent interview with Jeanna, she shares her passion and experience supporting FBC fundraising events….

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Mar 3, 2023

Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) is marking World Glaucoma Week, March 12 – 18, 2023, with activities to raise awareness of glaucoma, the leading cause of preventable, irreversible blindness worldwide that impacts over…

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Feb 28, 2023

Fighting Blindness Canada is pleased to hear Ontario has approved public coverage of Luxturna® (generic name: voretigene neparvovec-rzyl) . This gene therapy treatment slows and may even restore some vision loss due…

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Feb 15, 2023

Inclusivity advocate, non-profit ambassador, children’s book author, and mother, Jo-Anne Longtin Rames shares her experience as the parent of a child living with Coats disease. Coats disease is a rare eye condition…

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