Stories of Hope

Thriving in the journey. That’s been Becky Andrews’ roadmap. Becky shares her journey of losing her vision due to retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and finding resilience in her career and love for running.
Carley Colton had medical school in her sights until she was diagnosed with Stargardt disease. Now, she's still helping others as a teacher and advocate for the Foundation Fighting Blindness in Houston, Texas.
A triathlete with her sights set on the Paralympic Games of 2016, Erin Scala dreams of the day her vision will be restored but has not let RP get in her way.
Since the 3-year-old’s diagnosis with LCA, his parents, Jennifer and Jason, have been focused on giving him a sighted future.
The comedy writer and performer, who has Stargardt disease, has become an unexpected source of support for others grappling with vision loss.
The story of how the Argus II retinal prosthesis—recently approved by the FDA—shed light on one Englishman’s life after decades of darkness.
How Meghan Downing, an 11-year-old with Stargardt disease, helps support the Foundation while continuing to surf, swim and, yes, play dodge ball.
Their two children were born legally blind. But Chris and Doug Day are confident that, with the Foundation’s support, their kids will lead fulfilling lives. That’s why they’ve joined thousands of families across the country doing their part to raise aware
Diagnosed last year with Stargardt disease, Gracie Nash is as active as any 7-year-old. Her parents, meanwhile, are encouraged by the great research strides supported by the Foundation.
One Foundation benefactor, who’s also affected, knows the value of planning ahead.

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