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    There is more to going blind than losing your vision, more to research than science, and more to the FFB than restoring sight.
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FFB Canada Announces #More2It Awareness Campaign

April 3rd, 2018 by FFB Canada

For more than four decades, the Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB) has proudly led the fight in Canada to find cures for inherited retinal diseases and other forms of vision loss. Over the years, we have worked with thousands of families to not only raise funds for critical vision research, but also create a welcoming community…

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Protecting Patients by Encouraging Oversight: Can Civil Lawsuits Help?

April 3rd, 2018 by Guest Contributor

Stem cell treatments have been advertised as miracle cures for many illnesses, including vision loss. But, not all advertised “treatments” have evidence that they will work, and some have proven dangerous. Last year, three patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) were blinded after paying for stem cell injections. As a result, several patients, including those…

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Dedicated FFB Volunteers To Receive Distinguished Ontario Service Award

April 2nd, 2018 by FFB Canada

The Ontario Volunteer Service Awards recognize individual volunteers for continuous years of commitment and dedicated service to an organization. This year we would like to congratulate a few of the dedicated volunteers who have given of their time to many of our events in support of the Foundation Fighting Blindness. This spring, each of these outstanding…

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The Difference Between Gene Therapy and Stem Cell Therapy [Facebook Live] (Video)

March 28th, 2018 by FFB Canada

Watch our Facebook Live session, from Friday, March 23, where we were joined online by special guest, Dr. Jill Dolgin from the gene therapy company, AGTC. Dr. Mary Sunderland also talked about the difference between gene therapy and stem cell therapy. News stories that Dr. Sunderland references in the above video: Everything You Need to…

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