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Feb 8, 2021
Erin’s Unwavering Determination, Then and Now
Diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa at a very young age, growing up, Erin never let her progressive vision loss stop her from keeping up with her friends and siblings. Throughout the 1990s, Erin was featured in several Foundation Fighting Blindness campaigns to raise funds for retinal research. Today, 34-year-old Erin is resilient as ever, still hopeful research will one day find her a cure.
Jan 25, 2021
Jenny was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa (RP), just like her mom, at the age of 34. In her own words, Jenny shares her experience with being diagnosed with RP and her journey to accepting it with hopefulness.
Dec 21, 2020
At seven years old, Hannah had never seen a lightning bug in the summer or a star in the sky. But after her treatment with LUXTURNA, Hannah can now play outside at night with her brothers and has a new bright future in store.
Dec 3, 2020
Janssen Acquires Rights to Novel Gene Therapy, Pioneering Treatment Solutions for Late-Stage Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Acquisition significantly expands Janssen’s eye disease portfolio and strengthens its gene therapy capabilities. Late-stage AMD affects millions of people with no effective treatments currently available .
Nov 23, 2020
Don’t Let Others Tell You What You Can’t Do
Naheda, a brilliant scientist, has never let her visual impairment stop her from accomplishing her goals and encourages other students with disabilities not to be intimidated by difficult situations. Her story underscores how important it is to ask for help when needed to achieve success.
Nov 9, 2020
Positivity Always Shines Through
Linda has been blind since birth, but she never lets her visual impairments stop her from doing what she loves and staying positive through it all.
Oct 15, 2020
Maeva’s Independence With Her White Cane
We’re celebrating White Cane Awareness Day with spirited 5-year-old Maeva, who is an independent explorer thanks to her white cane.
Oct 5, 2020
The Dutterers Aren't Afraid to Share Their Story
Steve and Dot Dutterer have kind and approachable personalities that captivate everyone they meet. With their expansive network, and a lot of hard work and dedication over the past 19 years, Steve and Dot have raised more than $743,000 for the Foundation through the Baltimore VisionWalk.
Sep 25, 2020
Many users find that using an external keyboard with keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Teams on Windows helps them work more efficiently. For users with mobility or vision disabilities, keyboard shortcuts can be easier than using the touchscreen and are an essential alternative to using a mouse.
Sep 25, 2020
ProQR Announces Virtual Presentations at Scientific Conferences
ProQR Therapeutics N.V. (Nasdaq:PRQR), a company dedicated to changing lives through the creation of transformative RNA therapies for severe genetic rare diseases, today announced virtual presentations at the Ophthalmology Futures Retina Forum, European Society of Retina Specialists (Euretina) congress and the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Optometry (AAOpt).