Background

Text Resize

-A +A
1599
1498
1501
1500

Donate Now

Home

Printer-friendly versionPDF version Share/Save
Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker

Foundation News

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.
Developed by the company RetroSense, the treatment has the potential to restore vision in people with advanced retinal diseases.
Human study is evaluating benefits of FDA-approved epilepsy drug for people with dominant forms of retinitis pigmentosa.

OUR BLOG - EYE ON THE CURE

  • 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...

  • Jacob Rider is a 14-year-old Claremont, New Hampshire, resident affected by an inherited retinal disease called Usher syndrome, which causes both hearing and vision loss. He’s also an energetic high-schooler with energy to spare—which makes him an ideal participant in...

  • It’s an exciting time in the world of bionic retinas, which are enabling people with blinding retinal diseases to perceive patterns of light. This, in turn, allows them to interpret basic shapes and objects, thereby improving their mobility and independence. Second Sight’s...

Events Calendar