Michael Lin, MD discusses some of the tests you may experience during your glaucoma appointments including, eye pressure checks, visual field test, and other imaging tests.
Join us and guest speaker Joshua Dunaief MD, PhD, who will answer all your questions about macular degeneration. Dr. Dunaief is a professor of ophthalmology at the Scheie Eye Institute of University of Pennsylvania. He has cared for patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) since 2000, and his lab focuses on developing new understanding and treatment of AMD.
This event featured Dr. Shivani Kamat, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, and a glaucoma surgeon at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Kamat discussed daily habits that may help manage glaucoma such as exercise routines, a healthy diet, sleeping position and more.
This event featured guest speakers Maureen Foley and Sheila Klein, who are both currently living with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and gave firsthand accounts of daily living with low vision. They also discussed the biggest challenges and the resources they find most helpful while living with AMD.
This event featured Dr. Ahmad A. Aref, MBA of the Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary, a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in glaucoma and cataract surgery, who discusses Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgeries, also called MIGS.
This event featured Jerry Feliz, Access Technology Director at Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired. He discussed how to use a screen reader and apps the blind can use to help with daily activities.
This monthly event featured Dr. Constance Okeke, MD, MSCE, who shared helpful tips for taking charge of a glaucoma diagnosis such as what symptoms to look for, knowing family history, who is susceptible to getting glaucoma, having a trusted doctor/patient relationship, and how glaucoma can come with aging.
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.
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.