• Chat

    Safety and Independence with Low Vision

    This telephone discussion features Orli Weisser-Pike, a doctor of occupational therapy and a certified low vision therapist. She has over eighteen years of clinical experience in a wide variety of settings and has for the past decade specialized in treating people disabled by vision loss.

    Wednesday, October 25, 2017
  • Chat

    Repurposing Drugs for AMD

    The guest speakers are Alfred S. Lewin, PhD, from the University of Florida Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, who focuses on developing therapies for inherited and age-related diseases of the retina; and Manas Biswal, PhD, a Postdoctoral Associate, also from the University of Florida.

    Wednesday, September 27, 2017
  • Chat

    How Low Vision Services Can Help You

    Ranjoo K. Prasad, OD Ranjoo K. Prasad, O.D., a specialist in low vision rehabilitation at Penn Medicine, is the guest speaker.

    Wednesday, August 30, 2017
  • Video

    About BrightFocus Foundation (Video)

    BrightFocus drives innovative research worldwide and promotes awareness of Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration, and glaucoma.

    Sunday, August 6, 2017
  • Chat

    Macular Degeneration: Your Questions Answered

    Milam A. Brantley, MD, PhD, of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute, answers questions about macular degeneration, a leading cause of vision loss in Americans 60 years of age and older.

    Wednesday, July 26, 2017
  • Video

    Investing in the Next Generation of Science

    Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, or other early-stage scientists focusing on Alzheimer’s disease research, took advantage of this unique opportunity to accelerate their knowledge immersion towards becoming an expert in this exciting field.

    Monday, July 10, 2017
  • Video

    The Iris

    The location and function of the iris are discussed.

    Friday, July 7, 2017
  • Video

    What is the Cornea?

    The primary function of the cornea is described in this brief video.

    Tuesday, July 4, 2017
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