Thursday, 22 April 2021

The Foundation Fighting Blindness Offers Tools and Resources for You and Your Patients

Posted in ATPO News

The Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB) drives research to prevent, treat, and cure people affected by retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, Usher syndrome, and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases. Learn more here: https://www.fightingblindness.org/

FFB’s My Retina Tracker® Program provides open access, comprehensive, no-cost genetic testing and counseling to individuals who have a clinical diagnosis of an inherited retinal disease (IRD) and who live in the United States. Learn more here: https://www.fightingblindness.org/open-access-genetic-testing-program

They also offer some great webinars for clinicians on topics such as gene therapy, genetic IRD, stem cells, nutrition, and many other topics. Learn more here: https://www.fightingblindness.org/national-vision-webinars