BrightFocus Chats®

National Glaucoma Research

Join us and guest speaker Shivani Kamat, MD who will discuss habits you can add to your daily life that may help you manage your glaucoma. This includes exercise routines, a healthy diet, sleeping position and more.

Feb 1, 2023
Macular Degeneration Research

Join us and guest speaker Jerry Feliz, who will discuss technology native to your smart phone or computer, as well as apps and other assistive technology to help increase your independence.

Jan 25, 2023
Macular Degeneration Research
Jan 23, 2023
National Glaucoma Research

Join us and guest speaker Dr. Constance Okeke who will provide useful tips for taking control of your glaucoma and advocating for yourself and your family members.

Jan 11, 2023
National Glaucoma Research

Join us and guest speaker Dr. Ahmad Aref who will discuss Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgeries, also called MIGS. Dr. Aref is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in glaucoma and cataract surgery.

Jan 4, 2023
Macular Degeneration Research

BrightFocus Foundation hosted this monthly chat featuring Dr. Maria Richman, who discussed Advanced Macular Degeneration and provided an update on the investigational medical device called the SING Implantable Miniature Telescope. 

Nov 30, 2022
National Glaucoma Research

BrightFocus Foundation hosted this event with Dr. Tania Tai to discuss glaucoma and to provide the latest news from science on treatments available for it.

Nov 9, 2022
Macular Degeneration Research

This event featured Dr. Sally Temple and Dr. Jeffrey Stern who addressed the role of stem cells in central nervous system development, maintenance, and repair.

Oct 26, 2022
National Glaucoma Research

Dr. Vajaranant is an ophthalmic surgeon, physician-scientist, and educator. She currently serves as a Professor of Ophthalmology, Vice-Chair for Strategic Initiatives, Director of Glaucoma Service, and Director of the Ai-Ophthalmology Center Data Sourcing and Strategy at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary of the University of Illinois Chicago.

Oct 12, 2022