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Experimental Stem Cell Treatment for Macular Degeneration Restores Vision

March 21st, 2018 by FFB Canada

Stem cells are making headlines again! This is good news, especially for those living with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most common blinding eye disease in people over the age of 50. Macular degeneration accounts for almost 50 percent of all visual impairment in the developed world and affects more than a million Canadians. The…

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Gene Therapies for Blinding Eye Diseases: Clinical Updates and Access for Canadian Patients

March 7th, 2018 by FFB Canada

Now that gene therapy is a reality, there is tremendous growth in the world of gene therapies for blinding eye diseases! What is a gene therapy? A gene therapy is a new kind of treatment that works by delivering a functioning copy of a gene directly into a patient’s cells. This newly introduced, functioning gene…

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Lombardi Family Reaches More than $250,000 in Funds Raised

March 6th, 2018 by FFB Canada

On Saturday, February 10, 2018, Vince Lombardi and his family hosted the 17th Annual Light the Darkness Valentine’s Day Dinner and Dance in support of the Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB). “It seems that every year this event becomes more and more popular,” says Lombardi, who welcomed over 450 guests to the Montecassino Banquet and Event Centre…

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Top Tech Tips from a Low Vision Specialist [Facebook Live] (Video)

March 6th, 2018 by FFB Canada

On Friday, February 23rd at 12 pm (EST) the Foundation Fighting Blindness visited Dr. Ana Juricic, the Low Vision Doctor, to get her advice on low vision aids and technology. Watch the video below to learn more about exciting advancements and new technologies that could assist people living with vision loss.

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