Upcoming BrightFocus Chats

BrightFocus ChatsSM are a monthly series of telephone discussions with health experts who take questions from call participants on vision diseases, such as macular degeneration.

The Chats are provided for patients and loved ones who have many unanswered questions and fears, and with little time to address them all in the doctor’s office.

You can access the telephone discussions by registering below or by calling 1-877-229-8493 at 1 p.m. Eastern on the day of the Chat and using the ID code 112435.

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Past Chats

What You Need to Know About Dry AMD and Geographic Atrophy

August 26, 2020

Dr. David S. Liao is a board-certified ophthalmologist at the Retina-Vitreous Associates Medical Group in California. He specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of diseases of the retina and vitreous. His main areas of interest include macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, disorders of the vitreomacular interface, and retinal detachment repair.

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Macular Degeneration: Your Questions Answered (June 2020)

June 24, 2020

The featured guest is Gayatri S. Reilly, MD, a retina specialist with The Retina Group of Washington. Dr. Reilly started her academic training by graduating with a Bachelor of Arts with Honors from New York University. She then received her medical degree from the Penn State College of Medicine and completed her Ophthalmology residency at the University of Maryland where she was honored by serving as the Chief Resident during her senior year. She completed her surgical vitreoretinal fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital-Washington Hospital Center-The Retina Group of Washington.

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