FFB News and Press Releases

  • A new advance in gene therapy is providing hope for people with a debilitating retinal disease known as achromatopsia or day blindness. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have used gene therapy to successfully treat dogs with the same condition.
  • The FDA has approved the use of an implantable miniature telescope (IMT) for enhancing the central vision of people with end-stage, untreatable age-related macular degeneration (AMD).