Alberta and NWT
Age-related macular degeneration
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of sight loss among Canadians over 50. Learn more about AMD.
Cortical visual impairment
Cortical visual impairment (CVI) is sight loss caused by neurological damage. Learn more about CVI.
Congenital eye conditions
Congenital eye conditions are present at birth and can affect your eyes or sight. Learn more about congenital eye conditions.
Retinal diseases are a group of eye conditions that affect the retina. Learn more about retinal diseases.
Refractive condition can result in blurred vision and are very common. Learn more about refractive conditions.
Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) refers to a group of diseases which tend to run in families and cause slow, but progressive loss of vision. Learn more about RP.
Cataracts are the most common correctible cause of vision loss among Canadians. Learn more about cataracts.
Glaucoma is the second most common cause of sight loss in seniors in Canada. Learn more about glaucoma.
How to be a sighted guide for a person who’s blind.
Untie your tongue and make positive, respectful connections.