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Foundation News

With development funding from the Foundation, the test is a next-generation tool in diagnosing and eventually treating people with retinal diseases.
Eight new federal grants bolster vision-saving projects that align with FFB’s mission.
AmazonSmile is a fast, easy, simple, and automatic way for people to support a charitable organization.
The Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB) recently updated its website by adding Spanish language translations.


  • Turmeric, also known as “the golden spice,” has been around for more than 4,000 years. In India, where Radha Ayyagari, Ph.D., grew up, it’s used widely as both a food spice and an herbal medicine for treating a variety of diseases, including cancer, arthritis, urinary-tract infections and digestive disorders. It has been...

  • For many reasons—not the least of which are holiday-related—December is a month when we all consider ways to give to others. And the spirit of giving has never been more apparent than it is right now at the Foundation Fighting Blindness. Not only is our end-of-year fundraising campaign in full swing; it’s bolstered by the ...

  • Vision impairment is a challenge for people who love books. Accommodative technologies are often expensive and cumbersome, and many apps and systems can’t be configured to meet each person’s specific reading needs.

    But a new iPad app called Spotlight Text may be the ticket for...

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