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Feb 12, 2021

This White Cane Week we’re sharing an inspirational written piece from Fighting Blindness Canada’s very own Health Information Officer, Shari Shaw. Shari lives with retinitis pigmentosa (RP), an inherited retinal disease that…

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Feb 10, 2021

Current President and Owner of Fred Deeley Limited, and Past President of Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada, Malcolm Hunter helped bring hope this new year for over 1.5 million Canadians living with vision loss….

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Feb 8, 2021

February 11th marks International Day of Women and Girls in Science. To help spread awareness and shine light on the importance of women in science, we connected with 2020 Fighting Blindness Canada…

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Feb 8, 2021

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of vision loss in people over 50. It affects the central portion of the retina called the “macula” which is responsible for detailed,…

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Feb 8, 2021

Introduction: About AMD Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss in people over 50, affecting approximately 1.4 million Canadians. The risk of developing AMD increases as you age,…

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Jan 26, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic is a challenging and stressful time. Not only has our physical health been impacted through new practices of physical distancing, but our mental health has been impacted too. Canadians…

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