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Genetic Testing
Genetic Testing for Inherited Retinal Diseases

Background Did you know that two people who are living with the “same” diagnosis, such as retinitis pigmentosa (RP), may have different mutations in the same gene or even different mutations in…

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FAQ
Five Most Frequently-Asked Vision Science Questions

When can I expect a cure for my eye disease? Let’s start with the big one. As anyone affected by vision loss knows, this is the question. While it would be irresponsible…

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Dropper
Everything You Need To Know About Clinical Trials

What is a clinical trial? Clinical trials are experiments that test whether a new intervention, such as a drug, gene therapy, or surgery, will work in people. The main goal of a…

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Apr 25, 2019

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…

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Group of speakers from Vancouver Vision Quest 2019
Aug 14, 2019

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…

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Bicycle tires lined up
Aug 12, 2019

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…

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Young girl wearing eSight glasses holding cards in her hand playing with a man
Aug 6, 2019

Fighting Blindness Canada is giving away a fully calibrated eSight device to celebrate Vision Quest! eSight is a revolutionary pair of electronic glasses which enhance sight for low-vision users. Developed in Canada,…

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