Join us this December for ‘Songs for Sight’ a virtual music concert in support of Fighting Blindness Canada’s (FBC) mission to advance sight-saving research. When: Saturday, December 5, 2020 | 8 p.m….Read More
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…Read More
Diabetes is a metabolic disease that causes high blood sugar. Over time, diabetes can damage your eyes and cause different eye diseases, such as diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema, glaucoma, and cataracts…Read More
On October 16-18 Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) held its first virtual Young Leaders summit! The summit is part of FBC’s Young Leaders Program – a career-oriented initiative that provides young people aged…Read More
This year, our highly anticipated annual Comic Vision and Last Call comedy fundraising events joined to bring a new virtual comedy night experience, ‘Comedy from the Couch’ that took place on Saturday,…Read More
On October 14, 2020, Health Canada announced their approval of the first targeted gene-therapy treatment voretigene neparvovec (Brand name: Luxturna) for an inherited retinal disease (IRD). This announcement is the first targeted…Read More
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