Long Island, NY

Message from the President:

It is an exciting time at the Foundation Fighting Blindness!  After years of research and a multimillion dollar investment the FFB is producing viable results.  This tremendous growth in potential cures and treatments is profound. There are more clinical trials than available funding and the trials that are underway show great promise....
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Chapter Presentations and Events

“Ask the Expert” and VisionWalk Preview – Sponsored by Regeneron

Tap into Ben Shaberman’s Expertise in Degenerative Retinal Diseases

Meet others from the retinal disease community and enjoy light refreshments and an exceptional program and Q&A session by the Foundation’s Director of Science Communications, Ben Shaberman. Ben’s presentation will cover age-related macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, Stargardt disease, Usher syndrome, and other retinal degenerative diseases. He will also discuss current and emerging therapies to save and restore vision. Enhancing Ben’s presentation will be a Patient Ambassador, a special guest who will speak from a personal perspective on disease progression and maintaining eye health.

Light Refreshments will be served.

Saturday, October 28, 2017 – 10:00am to 12:00pm (Registration Begins at 9:30am)

Farmingdale Public Library
116 Merritts Road
Farmingdale, NY 11735

RSVP by October 24
Olivia Niemeyer
oniemeyer@blindness.org or call 212-244-1470

Featured Volunteer:

“…when I went back for treatment on my second eye, I told the nurse, “I want to see with my other eye what I’m seeing with this one!”


Contact Us:

Debbie Hayter
Events Director

80 Broad Street, Suite 3301,
New York, NY  10004
Phone: (212) 244-1470
Fax: (212) 244-1540