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Jun 17, 2019
Jack Sees a Different Life after LUXTURNA
Jack Hogan was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa at only two-and-a-half years old. But with the help of connections made with the Foundation, Jack became the first-ever recipient of the FDA-approved gene therapy known as LUXTURNA.
Jun 3, 2019
Original Foundation Advocate Gertrude Weiss Celebrates 100th Birthday
Gertrude Weiss was one of the early Foundation Fighting Blindness investors and advocates. Diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, Gertrude continues to live her life to the fullest. As a longtime friend, the Foundation honored Gertrude on her 100th birthday recently.
Apr 26, 2019
Legally Blind Artist Paul Castle Expresses His Story through Art
Paul Castle was diagnosed with X-linked retinitis pigmentosa at the age of 16, but continued to follow his passion for art. Now Paul is a full-time artist and donates 5 percent of his art sales to the Foundation.
Oct 9, 2017
Joe Caruso, founder of FOCUS Wine Foundation, knows life both with and without the ability to see. His first memory is sitting in the waiting room with his mother at the Scheie Eye Institute in Philadelphia.
Jun 27, 2016
Two Philanthropic Brothers — Selling Luxury Casual Wear for the Good of Retinal Research
Apr 21, 2014
Flight4Sight: A Man with Usher Syndrome Travels Around the Globe
There’s nothing like a sense of urgency to turn what seems like a crazy idea into reality.
Dec 20, 2012
Curing Blindness, Part 2: Dick’s Story
Stem-cell-based therapies – including those derived from a patient’s blood or skin – are among the many cutting-edge approaches to treatments the Foundation has funded for decades.
Dec 18, 2012
Curing Blindness, Part 1: Corey’s Story
How gene therapy restored some of a boy’s sight.
Apr 12, 2012
The parents of young children affected by retinal diseases walk a fine line – between making the best of a trying situation and preparing for the worst.
May 4, 2023 (EDT)
Please join the Foundation Fighting Blindness for our Spring 2023 Speaker Series! This meeting will include a special Q&A session with Dr. Byron L. Lam, so please send in any questions you might have for Dr. Lam with your RSVP!