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Day and Times

  • February 8, 2013

    Session 1
    Exhibits: 1-1:30 pm
    Presentations: 1:30-2:45 pm
    Exhibits: 2:45-3:30 pm

    Session 2
    Exhibits: 6:30-7:00 pm
    Presentations: 7:00-8:15 pm
    Exhibits :8:15-9:00 pm


  • Welcome/Introductions

  • Protecting Against Vision Loss
    • Glaucoma—Diane Bovenkamp, Science Communication Specialist, BrightFocus Foundation
    • Macular Degeneration—Dr. Jacalyn Ely, low vision optometrist

  • Living with Vision Loss
    • Tips for caregiving from a caregiver—Donna Gallagher  
    • Living with vision loss—Michelle Bianchi,  vision occupational therapist (1:30 session)
    • Assessment and accommodation—Maria Proschen, Maryland DORS
    • Updating your residence—Dr. Hartman, Asbury resident (7:00 session)

  • The Future
    • Vision science: Hope for the future—Guy Eakin, Vice President, Scientific Affairs, BrightFocus Foundation

  • Questions and Answers  


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Last Review: 01/22/14

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