Media Stories

  • September 14, 2014
    From the time she was a little girl, Rebecca Alexander had trouble seeing, but no one in her life — not her parents, her siblings, her teachers, her friends — thought it was a big deal. When Alexander turned 13, she would no longer respond when someone called her name from another room, and her mother, alarmed, took her to a specialist.
  • September 01, 2014
    A tiny telescope inside his right eye has given John Reinhold some of the sight he lost to age-related macular degeneration. It lets him read books again and watch television after having been legally blind. Macular degeneration wipes out the eye's central vision by damaging the macula, that small part of the eye that's needed for central vision. People retain some peripheral vision in the eye.
  • September 19, 2013

    St. Paul 7th grader, Louie McGee, hosts the 2nd Annual Dining in the Dark for Kids to help his peers understand what he experiences as someone who is visually impaired.

  • September 19, 2013

    Bethany Peters, Chair of the Pittsburgh VisionWalk, talks about her 5-year-old son Benjamin being visually impaired, and her hope for the future.

  • September 07, 2013

    Louie McGee visits KARE Saturday to talk about his upcoming Dining in the Dark for Kids fundraiser event for the Foundation Fighting Blindness.

  • August 07, 2013

    Reigning Mrs. World, April Lufriu speaks about how RP affects her and her family in preparation for her upcoming ‘A Cure is in Sight’ fundraising event.

  • August 02, 2013

    The three South Carolina brothers who cycled across the country to raise awareness for the Foundation Fighting Blindness are welcomed home as they make their way through their hometown of Greer.

  • July 12, 2013

    Foundation Fighting Blindness Presents Builders Of Sight Award To Board Members Moira Shea And George Villere

    Affected By Vision-Robbing Diseases, Two Leaders Honored at VISIONS 2013 National Conference

  • June 18, 2013

    The Philadelphia Inquirer takes a look at Foundation-funded research taking place in Philadelphia.

  • June 03, 2013

    The 3rd Annual New York Fashion Ball honors industry executives at Dining in the Dark to benefit the Foundation Fighting Blindness.

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