UW Medicine Eye Institute and the Hear See Hope Foundation

August 3rd, 2015   Add Comment

Restoring Vision Loss Caused by Usher Syndrome It is estimated that between 30,000 and 50,000 people in the United States suffer from Usher syndrome, a genetic disorder that causes deafness and blindness. Children with Usher syndrome are born with, or may develop, hearing loss. Then, as these children get older, they develop night blindness and their visual field narrows, creating “tunnel vision.” There are currently no treatments for Usher syndrome, but stem cell therapy holds great promise for restoring sight and benefiting patients worldwide. The…
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Annual Hear See Hope Auction – March 5, 2016

August 3rd, 2015   Add Comment

We are gearing up for our annual auction on March 5, 2016 and we have another exciting event planned. Tony V is back as Emcee! He again is generously supporting Hear See Hope Auction. We are so grateful for his support and humor he has given to us for the past four years. Join us at the Triple Door in Downtown Seattle for a not-to-be-missed comedy auction to raise money for Usher Syndrome, the leading cause of deaf-blindness. Register now to ensure your spot at this great…
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Lauren Shoemaker

August 9th, 2012   Add Comment

Lauren Shoemaker is an inspiration.  She is one of Hear See Hope’s most committed supporters, and she’s only 12.   Not only has Lauren been a great friend to our children and our entire family but she done so much to increase awareness of Usher Syndrome. Lauren is a very special person and we are so lucky to have her in our lives.   Starting with our auction in 2006 and each year thereafter, Lauren has done something that I admire her courage for.  At the…
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