Eye Connect

Support and information on Canada’s major eye diseases

Welcome to Eye Connect, CNIB’s one-stop information centre for people affected by the most common eye diseases in Canada.

Here, you’ll find all the information you need to educate yourself about the major eye diseases – from prevention strategies, to treatment options, to how to lead a full, active, independent life despite vision loss.

Living with an eye disease doesn’t have to mean giving up your independence or the things you love most – so get connected now.

Eye Connect: Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a progressive eye disease affecting half a million Canadians. If you or a loved one is living with diabetes or diabetic retinopathy, Eye Connect: DR is here to help. 

Eye Connect: AMD

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of vision loss in Canada, affecting one million Canadians. If you or someone you care about is living with AMD, Eye Connect: AMD can help.

Back to top of page

Check out CNIB’s new EyeSimulator tool

Vision of image seen though eyes that suffer from AMD

See what the world might look like with cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and AMD.

CNIB EyeSimulator