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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.


  • 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...

  • 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...

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