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  • Kai Wang - A Boy with No Boundaries

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    Kai was only 18 months old when he was diagnosed with Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA). Now six years old, Kai doesn’t let any boundaries stand in his way and is a Beacon of Hope. Show less
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  • We're Ending Blindness . . . Are You In? Play all

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  • VISIONS 2016 | 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.
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    • Dr. Jeff Chulay on Gene Therapy - Duration: 2 minutes, 27 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 441 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.

      • 6 years ago
      • 1,329 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.

      • 6 years ago
      • 4,441 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.

      • 6 years ago
      • 1,537 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.

      • 6 years ago
      • 831 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.

      • 6 years ago
      • 1,489 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.

      • 6 years ago
      • 467 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.

      • 6 years ago
      • 1,358 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.

      • 6 years ago
      • 1,197 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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  • 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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  • 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.
    • Envision - Duration: 9 minutes.

      • 9 years ago
      • 11,621 views
      www.fightblindness.org | Meet two dynamic families -- the Chartiers from Dallas, Texas, and the Maryland-based Brooks family. While they live in different parts of the country, these families have...
    • A Visionary Breakthrough - Duration: 5 minutes, 13 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 858 views
      www.fightblindness.org | Nine-year-old Corey Haas is a true pioneer in retinal research. Corey has a disease called Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA), a rare degenerative condition that robbed most ...
    • A Bright Tommorrow - Duration: 4 minutes, 39 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 4,982 views
      www.fightblindness.org | Because of a rare retinal disease, the Day children - Derrick, 6, and Meredith, 4 - were born legally blind. But with help from the Foundation Fighting Blindness, their par...
    • A Bright Tomorrow | Extended Version - Duration: 7 minutes, 56 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 3,046 views
      www.fightblindness.org | Thanks to the Foundation Fighting Blindness, the Day and McGee families are hopeful for a brighter tomorrow for their children who are affected by retinal degenerative dise...
    • Fade to Black - Duration: 8 minutes, 53 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      • 2,960 views
      www.fightblindness.org | Fade to Black provides a glimpse into the lives and pursuits of several members of the Foundation Fighting Blindness family including Co-Founder and Chairman Gordon Gund, t...
    • Foundation Fighting Blindness: 40th Anniversary Video - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 7 years ago
      • 911 views
      www.fightblindness.org | To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, this video highlights the organization's early days and showcases how far it has come in the fight t...
    • Lighting the Way - Duration: 5 minutes, 57 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      • 1,235 views
      www.fightblindness.org | Meet Pam and Ed Babin, Foundation Fighting Blindness leaders who are dedicated to finding a cure for Stargardt disease, which is robbing their teenage sons, Eddie and Andre...
    • Living with Stargardt Disease: Louie McGee - Duration: 3 minutes, 36 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 5,233 views
      www.fightblindness.org | In this video, Louie McGee tells his story and shares what it's like living with a blinding disease.
    • Living with LCA: The Day Family - Duration: 6 minutes, 43 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 785 views
      www.fightblindness.org | In this video, Chris and Doug Day discuss what it's like to parent two children who are legally blind.
    • Seeing Into the Future - Duration: 8 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      • 416 views
      www.fightblindness.org | The Cornell and Mack Families discuss what it is like to have children who are living with a retinal degenerative disease and could, one day, become completely blind. While...
    • Seeing Tomorrow - Duration: 5 minutes, 46 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 2,034 views
      Jack Morris has limited vision due to retinitis pigmentosa. While he's given up playing baseball, a favorite pastime, Jack and his family are hopeful for treatments and cures that could save or eve...
    • I Took the Summer Challenge to End Blindness - Duration: 2 minutes, 2 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 2,319 views
      At least 30 million people world-wide are losing sight because of a retinal disease. But statistics don't tell the real story of what it means to be facing blindness. People do. Watch this short ...
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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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