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    Join hundreds of sighted, low vision and non-sighted riders in cities across the country for the perfect one-day ride in support of vision research.
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    Ride for Sight
    Ride for Sight is Canada’s longest-running and most renowned motorcycle charity event. Join thousands of participants united against vision loss as we celebrate the thrill of the open road at the ride that started them all.
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    Power In Partnerships
    Gene therapy pioneer, Dr. Robert Molday, highlights the FFB's 30-year relationship with the University of British Columbia.
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    “Your donations let me be a kid and look forward to my future.”
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    “I Want To See Like Other Kids”
    10-year-old Ava is losing her sight but she and her family have found hope in the Foundation Fighting Blindness.
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    Hope & Healing: Molly Burke's Inspiring Journey
    Over one million Canadians are living with retinal eye diseases. Read Molly’s story and join us to restore hope and sight.
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    Real Life Research Results
    Patty fights back against age-related macular degeneration.
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  • A New Kind Of Vision
    Orly Shamir is the first person in Canada to receive a bionic eye implant. Hear her story and find out more about this groundbreaking clinical trial.
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  • Dr. Koenekoop

    Treating Blindness With A Pill
    Dr. Robert Koenekoop and his team of Canadian researchers unveil a novel treatment for a form of childhood blindness.
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FFB News

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Ride for Sight Central Ontario Announces Vendor Line-up

May 25th, 2016 by FFB Canada

The vendor marketplace is always a standout of Ride for Sight weekend. Jam-packed with one-of-a-kind goods, exclusive Ride for Sight gear and delicious foods, the marketplace is a one-stop-shop for motorcycle riders and enthusiasts alike. Check out the rockin’ vendors that will be at this year’s Ride for Sight Central Ontario: Goods Food

Photo: Man wearing the Argus II glasses, along with an Illustration of the retinal chip implanted in an eye

Everything You Need To Know About The Bionic Eye

May 18th, 2016 by FFB Canada

Click here to download a printable version this article/fact sheet: PDF/Word. What is a retinal prosthesis? A retinal prosthesis is a non-living, electronic substitute for the retina. Popular and brand names for retinal prostheses are the Bionic Eye and the Argus II. The aim is to restore vision to someone blinded by retinal eye disease….

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Image: colourful painting by visually impaired artists, Yvonne Felix

Calling All Artists

May 17th, 2016 by FFB Canada

Are you an artist living with vision loss? Share your work with our donors and help raise awareness and critical funds for vision research! We are looking for artwork to feature in our 2016 holiday greeting cards. Please send your submission to our Communications Manager, Erin George at egeorge@ffb.ca before May 31, 2016 for your…

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Comedian D.J. Demers to Host Comic Vision LAST CALL in Toronto

May 17th, 2016 by FFB Canada

D.J. Demers is a pretty funny dude – one who just happens to wear hearing aids. In 2013, he left the Comic Vision 2013 audience in stiches and we’ve been tickled pink trying to get him to come back ever since. He has performed stand-up on Conan and was the winner of the 2014 Homegrown Comics…

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Our youth ambassador @MollyBOfficial shares her thoughts on one day being able to see again: youtube.com/watch?v=vZMoOg… #FFBYouthSpace

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