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May 10, 2021 Beacon Stories
After learning Preston needed to wear an eye patch, his mom Carmen wanted to find resources and support on eye patching, but she couldn’t pinpoint anything on the internet pertaining to children’s books about her son’s specific conditions. That’s when Carmen decided to write a children’s book to educate children and parents on why someone wears an eye patch.
May 10, 2021 Eye On the Cure Research News
Precise and Sensitive Outcome Measures are Essential for Getting Vision Treatments through Clinical Trials
May 6, 2021 Insights Forum
The Foundation Fighting Blindness is pleased to provide a recording and full transcript of the Insights Forum, our quarterly conference call providing updates to the inherited retinal disease community. The call took place on April 29, 2021.
May 5, 2021 Eye On the Cure Research News
Gene-editing approaches are often better suited for autosomal dominant retinal diseases than gene replacement therapies
May 3, 2021 Eye On the Cure Research News
Cellular treatment provided significant improvements in visual acuity for subpopulation of patients with better vision
Nearly 50 years after its inception, the Foundation Fighting Blindness, the world’s leading organization committed to finding treatments and cures for blinding retinal diseases, unveils a rebranded chapter program, “Lulie’s Next Chapter for Light & Vision.”
Apr 29, 2021 Press Releases
The project will help identify outcome measures for future clinical trials of potential USH1F therapies.
Apr 27, 2021 Press Releases
Dr. Gelfman brings over twenty years of successful ophthalmic research and development experience to the Foundation executive team.
Apr 26, 2021 Eye On the Cure Research News
The gene-agnostic approach shows promise for people with late-stage RP and related diseases.
Apr 26, 2021 Beacon Stories
26-year-old Becca is a two-time Paralympic swimmer for Team USA, diagnosed with Usher syndrome type 1 (USH1) at only four years old. But she has never let her diagnosis with Usher syndrome stop her from doing exactly what she puts her mind to.