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FFB News

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Become a Community Partner of the Central Ontario Ride for Sight

May 22nd, 2018 by FFB Canada

Are you a local business that would like to show your support for the Central Ontario Ride for Sight celebrating in Fenelon Falls, ON? Become a Ride for Sight Community Partner by becoming a local “Friend of the Ride”. For $250.00 we can offer you access to our volunteers and riders during celebration weekend, as well as provide promotion throughout…

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Getting an Eye Exam with Optometrist Dr. Kevin Anderson [Facebook Live] (Video)

May 18th, 2018 by FFB Canada

Watch our Facebook Live session from May 17, 2018, where we visited Shoppes of Angus Glen Optometry and spoke with optometrist, Dr. Kevin Anderson. In honour of Vision Health Month, Dr. Anderson took April Watts, Manager of Communications at the FFB, through an eye exam as well as shared essential vision care tips. We upload our Facebook…

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FFB Announces New Partnership with Bayer to Drive Vision Research in Canada

May 2nd, 2018 by FFB Canada

At the FFB, our goal is to drive the development and availability of treatments and cures for blinding eye diseases. Curing blindness is a gargantuan mission, but we know it’s worth fighting for! We also know that we can’t do it alone, especially because the closer we get to new treatments, the more expensive the…

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RNA Therapies for Inherited Retinal Diseases (IRDs)

May 1st, 2018 by Dr. Mary Sunderland

I recently participated in a tremendously inspiring meeting, hosted by ProQR, which is a company that is creating new treatments for people living with rare diseases, including blinding eye diseases. ProQR specializes in developing RNA therapeutics, and I was there to learn about a new clinical trial that they are planning to treat the inherited…

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