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Mission Statement

The urgent mission of The Foundation Fighting Blindness is to fund the research which will discover the causes, treatments, preventive methods, and cures for retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, Usher syndrome, Stargardt disease and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases.

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The Foundtion Fighting Blindness, Inc. is a world-renowned eye research organization that funds over 100 research studies at over 40 prominent institutions worldwide. The Foundation is dedicated to finding the treatments, cures, causes, and preventive methods for all forms of retinal degenerative diseases including retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, Usher syndrome, and Stargardt disease. Together, these diseases affect more than 6 million Americans, and an additional 9 million have pre-symptomatic signs that may lead to loss of sight. Retinal degenerative diseases affect people of every age and every race.

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http://www.blindness.org/

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