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.
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.
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.
Hear from Dr. David S. Liao, a board-certified ophthalmologist at the Retina-Vitreous Associates Medical Group who specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of diseases of the retina and vitreous.
Featuring Low Vision Specialist, Allysin Bridges-German, Clinical Assistant Professor at Towson University, who explained the role of occupational therapists and what they can offer to those with low vision.
Learn how to improve your quality of life by using low vision devices, making adaptations to your hobbies and tasks, making the most of lighting, and how to find services that you assist you to identify the best strategies for you.
Dr. Rowan is an assistant professor of ophthalmology at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA, and is a scientist on the Nutrition and Vision Research Team at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, located at Tufts.
Featuring Alicia Menezes, M.D., a Medical Director in U.S. Medical Affairs, Ophthalmology at Genentech. Topics of discussion included comprehensive exams, treatments, and new advances in research.