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  • Let's End Blindness Together

    2,166 views 9 months ago
    30 million people are losing sight because of retinal diseases. But statistics don’t tell the story of what it means to go blind; people do. Watch as 5 families share their stories and how Foundation-funded research is making a difference in their lives. Show less
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  • The Doctor Is In | Keeping your Eyes Healthy Play all

    In this 5 part "Keeping Your Eyes Healthy" video series, Dr. Stephen Rose, chief research officer of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, explains some of the best ways to keep your eyes healthy and working properly.
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  • We're Ending Blindness . . . Are You In? Play all

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  • VISIONS 2013 | National Conference of FFB Play all

    VISIONS is the national conference of the Foundation Fighting Blindness. It is the only event of its kind - created solely for individuals and families who are affected by retinal diseases. Nowhere else will you find such easy access to information on the latest retinal research and clinical trials, the doctors performing the work, and other families from around the country living with the same diseases.
    • VISIONS 2013 - Eric Fulton - Duration: 64 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 967 views
      VISIONS 2013 attendee Eric Fulton discusses the important work of the Foundation Fighting Blindness and why he came to VISIONS.
    • VISIONS 2013 - Santa and Jorge Adorno (with translation) - Duration: 71 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 275 views
      VISIONS 2013 attendees and international guests from Puerto Rico, Santa and Jorge Adorno, discuss why they came to VISIONS this year and how they are spreading the impact of the Foundation Fighting...
    • VISIONS 2013 - Mark Valenziano - Duration: 47 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 275 views
      VISIONS 2013 attendee, Mark Valenziano discusses why support of the Foundation Fighting Blindness is so important
    • VISIONS 2013 - Karen Kelly - Duration: 2 minutes, 9 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 476 views
      VISIONS 2013 attendee Karen Kelly is interviewed about why the Foundation's mission is so important to her and her family and what she is doing to make sure progress in the fight against blindness ...
    • VISIONS 2013 - Dan Day - Duration: 3 minutes, 49 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 120 views
      VISIONS 2013 attendee Dan Day discusses why he came to VISIONS and why it is important to get involved with the Foundation Fighting Blindness.
    • VISIONS 2013 - Tom Serrin - Duration: 88 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 115 views
      VISIONS 2013 attendee Tom Serrin discusses why he attended VISIONS and how he gives hope through VisionWalk
    • VISIONS 2013 - Builders of Sight Award - Duration: 8 minutes, 21 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 124 views
      www.FightBlindness.org/visions | The Builders of Sight Award was presented to George Villere and Moira Shea at the Foundation Fighting Blindness' 2013 Annual VISIONS Conference in Baltimore, MD.

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    • VISIONS 2013 - Board of Directors Award - Duration: 9 minutes, 33 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 99 views
      www.FightBlindness.org/visions | The Board of Directors award is presented to Drs. Gustavo Aguirre and William Beltran by David Brint, Vice President of the Foundation's Board, and Dr. Stephen Rose...
    • VISIONS 2013 - Overcoming the Barrier of Blindness - Duration: 1 hour, 14 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 881 views
      www.FightBlindness.org/visions | The Foundation Fighting Blindness was excited to welcome New York Times best-selling author and international lecturer Michael Hingson as the VISIONS 2013 keynote s...
    • VISIONS 2013 - Translating Science to the Clinic - Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 236 views
      www.FightBlindness.org/visions | Drs. Stephen Rose and Philip Sanderson, discuses how the Foundation and the National Institute of Health are moving retinal disease treatments forward.
    • VISIONS 2013 - Participating in a Clinical Trial - Duration: 57 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 532 views
      www.FightBlindness.org/visions | Drs. Jacque Duncan, Michel Michaelides and Mark Pennesi have a discussion about what it is like to participate in a clinical trial and what patients who do so can e...
    • VISIONS 2013 - Opening Luncheon Welcome Address - Duration: 7 minutes, 4 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 122 views
      www.FightBlindness.org/visions | Foundation Fighting Blindness CEO, William T. Schmidt, welcomes attendees to VISIONS 2013.
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  • Research Series Play all

    • Dr. Jeff Chulay on Gene Therapy - Duration: 2 minutes, 27 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 318 views
      www.fightblindness.org | Jeff Chulay, M.D., of the Applied Genetics Technologies Corporation, discusses how gene therapy is making waves as a promising area of research in the fight against blindne...
    • Dr. Eric Pierce on Gene Therapy - Duration: 3 minutes, 10 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 693 views
      www.fightblindness.org | Eric Peirce M.D., Ph.D., of Mass Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School, discusses how gene therapy is making waves as a promising area of research in the fight against bli...
    • Dr. Jean Bennett on Gene Therapy - Duration: 6 minutes, 18 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 1,808 views
      www.fightblindness.org | Jean Bennett M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine, discusses how gene therapy is making waves as a promising area of research in the fight agai...
    • Dr. Bill Hauswirth on Gene Therapy - Duration: 3 minutes, 44 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 1,107 views
      www.fightblindness.org | William Hauswirth, Ph.D., of the University of Florida College of Medicine, discusses how gene therapy is making waves as a promising area of research in the fight against ...
    • Dr. Tom Reh on Stem Cell Therapy - Duration: 2 minutes, 22 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 561 views
      www.fightblindness.org | Thomas Reh, Ph.D, of the University of Washington, discusses how stem cell therapy, a term for using stem cells to treat and prevent diseases, is making waves as a promisin...
    • Dr. David Gamm on Stem Cell Therapy - Duration: 4 minutes, 53 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 963 views
      www.fightblindness.org | David Gamm, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Wisconsin Eye Research Institute, discusses how stem cell therapy, a term for using stem cells to treat and prevent diseases, ...
    • Dr. Steve Daiger on Gene Discovery - Duration: 3 minutes, 10 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 395 views
      www.fightblindness.org | Steve Daiger, Ph.D., of the University of Texas Health Science Center, discusses how gene discovery, a term for identifying the genes that are responsible for an individual...
    • Dr. Ed Stone on Gene Discovery - Duration: 3 minutes, 42 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 525 views
      www.fightblindness.org | Edwin Stone, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, discusses how gene discovery, a term for identifying the genes that are responsible for an individu...
    • From Bench to Bedside: Bringing Treatments to Patients - Duration: 9 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 973 views
      www.fightblindness.org | For more than four decades, the Foundation Fighting Blindness has driven the basic research that has both furthered the understanding of retinal diseases and proven princip...
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  • Foundation Feature Videos Play all

    Throughout the years, the Foundation Fighting Blindness has highlighted some incredible families who are living with the burden of retinal degenerative diseases. In this playlist, hear their story and learn why the fight against blindness is so important to them.
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  • Why We Fight Play all

    The Foundation Fighting Blindness family is a nationwide community of researchers, volunteers, families, and staff - all working together towards a cure for blinding diseases. In this playlist, the FFB family discuss' why this fight is so important to them and what is needed to continue.
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