Celebrating 50 years of driving the research for blinding retinal diseases.

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Our Track Record

The Foundation is committed to finding treatments and cures for people affected by blinding retinal diseases.

  • 1st gene therapy

    for any inherited disease to be approved by the FDA

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  • $856M dollars raised

    since 1971

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  • 35 VisionWalk events

    throughout the United States

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  • 87 grants awarded

    in 2021 – over 109 investigators, 70 institutions

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The Foundation in the News

Nov 15, 2021 Beacon Stories

Livie’s “New Eyes”

Living with vision loss can be difficult, but you don't have to do it alone

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