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Mar 3, 2022

This February we recognized Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month with a special View Point. Our expert panel discussed geographic atrophy (GA), new research on a potential antibody treatment, biosimilars and more….

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Mar 3, 2022

This year, fundraising for Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) is easier than ever! We’ve introduced a new online platform that will streamline the fundraising process for our amazing Sight Saver fundraisers and your…

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Mar 2, 2022

During World Glaucoma Week we wanted to tell you about one of the glaucoma research projects Fighting Blindness Canada is funding. In January we announced that Dr. Balwantray Chauhan (Dalhousie University) has…

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Feb 4, 2022

Canadians are spending more time than ever staring at digital screens during the pandemic —on computers, tablets, TVs, smartphones, and other devices. A 2021 study from Western University found that screen time…

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Feb 3, 2022

Discovering opportunities and helping build community Sarah Patel is a past FBC Young Leaders Co-Chair, a full-time early childhood assistant and trained counsellor, runs a YouTube channel, co-hosts a podcast, and is…

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Feb 2, 2022

Stephanie Jones, an Associate Director at RBC has been touched deeply by the work that Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) does. Her husband has a blinding eye disease called retinitis pigmentosa (RP) that…

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