Join us and guest speaker Preeti Subramanian, PhD, who will highlight some of the exciting research currently funded by BrightFocus.
Our guest speakers, Rob Howden and Diane Marshall are both currently living with geographic atrophy, the advanced form of dry macular degeneration. They will give a firsthand account of daily living with geographic atrophy and discuss the importance of diagnosis.
Join us and guest speaker Dr. Nazlee Zebardast who will explain narrow-angle glaucoma and how it is diagnosed. She will also discuss a procedure called Laser Peripheral Iridotomy (LPI) used in narrow-angle glaucoma.
Join us and guest speaker Surendra Sharma, MD, who will discuss the basics of wet AMD, how wet AMD differs from dry AMD, and how to manage your wet AMD through treatments.
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.