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No light perception acuity is a devastating but uncommon outcome of B-KPro surgery. Patients with aniridia appear to be at increased risk.

http://www.ajo.com/article/S0002-9394(17)30257-X/fulltext    

Childhood Glaucoma: Parents Are First Line of Defense

http://www.glaucoma.org/glaucoma/childhood-glaucoma-parents-are-first-line-of-defense.php      

A diet high in Omega-3’s is crucial for eye health and for managing dry eye symptoms caused by malfunction of the tear glands
Research to reverse Glaucoma in Mice is encouraging

Scientists Reversed Glaucoma in Mice With the Help of a Single Gene

2017 Awareness campaign and fundraising

2017 Awareness campaign and fundraising December 18, 2016 In 2016 the Canadian Aniridia Foundation participated in their first Scotiabank Charity Challenge (Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend). Having registered on very short notice and putting together a great team we were able to raise $4340 which was received by the Community Foundation of Ottawa in October. We…

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Registration under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act

Registration under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act November 9 2016 We are please to announce that we are now a fully registered Charity as a private foundation under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act. This achievement comes after operating under the umbrella of the Community Foundation of Ottawa for approximately 2 years. We thank the Community…

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Wilms' Tumor: A Cancer Found in Children – The Gazette Review

There are various diseases and conditions that can affect the kidneys. Some of these conditions are life-threatening and can have serious consequences. Source: Wilms’ Tumor: A Cancer Found in Children – The Gazette Review

Blind cross country runner defying the odds, competing on high school team | Fox 59

Source: Blind cross country runner defying the odds, competing on high school team | Fox 59

Novel mutations in PAX6, OTX2 and NDP in anophthalmia, microphthalmia and coloboma

The European Journal of Human Genetics is the official Journal of the European Society of Human Genetics, publishing high-quality, original research papers, short reports, News and Commentary articles and reviews in the rapidly expanding field of human genetics and genomics.

Grad relied on sight from one eye in playing volleyball – Daily Commercial: News

MOUNT DORA — Mount Dora Christian Academy volleyball player Meghan Chapman has played her favorite sport all four years of high school, and she impressed a scholarship committee with her ability to play with vision from only one eye. Source: Grad relied on sight from one eye in playing volleyball – Daily Commercial: News

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