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    Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Iron and the Immune System

    The telephone discussion features Dr. Joshua Dunaief, of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School Medicine, who specializes in the study of age-related macular degeneration. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    May 30, 2018
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    Advocating For Eye Health: What You Can Do

    The guest speakers are Sara Brown and Dan Roberts from Prevent Blindness who discuss eye health advocacy. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    April 25, 2018
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    Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Your Questions Answered

    The guest speaker is Priyatham S. Mettu, MD, a Duke University retina specialist who is testing new treatments and new imaging technologies for age-related macular degeneration. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    March 28, 2018
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    Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Patient-Centered Conversation

    The speaker was Dr. William Li, President of The Angiogenesis Foundation, and his guests: Leona, a person living with macular degeneration, and her daughter, Sharon, who provided their perspectives on managing this eye disease. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    February 28, 2018
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    Keeping Your Eyes Healthy in the New Year

    The telephone discussion features Dr. Gayatri S. Reilly of The Retina Group of Washington, who has excelled in research, patient care, and educating other eye care professionals about treating diseases such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD). View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    January 31, 2018
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    Can Diet Protect Against Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)?

    Tufts University Allen Taylor, PhD directs the Laboratory for Nutrition and Vision Research at Tufts (a part of the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging), and also holds faculty positions in nutrition, ophthalmology, molecular & chemical biology, and development at the Tufts University School of Medicine. He talks about how age-related macular degeneration (AMD) develops, the nutritional component, and what new research shows about ways to delay onset or progress. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    November 29, 2017
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    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. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    October 25, 2017
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    Repurposing Drugs for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    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. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    September 27, 2017
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