Tag: Eye Health

IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED: Roche Pharmaceutical’s Faricimab being considered for funding under BC Pharmacare for the treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Macular Edema

  Good afternoon,   Our apologies for the last minute distribution of this urgent and time sensitive call to action. Recent updates to our computers to the Windows11 operating system presented a number of unexpected challenges which took time for us to successfully overcome.… Continue Reading “IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED: Roche Pharmaceutical’s Faricimab being considered for funding under BC Pharmacare for the treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Macular Edema”

New Report: COVID-19’s impact on Canada’s crisis of Preventable Blindness

Dear Canadians living with vision loss,   A few months ago, the Canadian Council of the Blind released our Cost of Vision Loss & Blindness in Canada report. Today, we’d like to share some recent startling discoveries we’ve made about the impact COVID-19 has… Continue Reading “New Report: COVID-19’s impact on Canada’s crisis of Preventable Blindness”

Facts about vision loss, Day Two, Underlining Health Conditions, White Cane Week 2021

Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) BC-Yukon Division White Cane Week (WCW) “A Lack of Sight is not a lack of vision”   WCW Day Two, February 8, 2021 Facts About blindness, vision loss and deaf-blindness Fact #2 – Other underlining health conditions that… Continue Reading “Facts about vision loss, Day Two, Underlining Health Conditions, White Cane Week 2021”

Facts about vision loss, Day One, Eye Examinations, White Cane Week 2021

Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) BC-Yukon Division White Cane Week (WCW) “A Lack of Sight is not a lack of vision”   WCW Day One, February 7, 2021 Facts About blindness, vision loss and deaf-blindness Fact #1 – Today it is recommended for… Continue Reading “Facts about vision loss, Day One, Eye Examinations, White Cane Week 2021”

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