Upcoming BrightFocus Chats

BrightFocus Chats® 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

Future Hope for Geographic Atrophy

November 18, 2020

Dr. Benjamin Kim is Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His areas of research expertise include age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, geographic atrophy, choroidal neovascularization, retinal neovascularization, clinical trials, and retinal imaging.

The Future of AMD Treatments

September 30, 2020

The featured expert is Daniel Chao, MD, PhD, who is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Shiley Eye Institute. He is a retina surgeon, clinician-scientist, and entrepreneur. Dr. Chao’s clinical focus is in the medical and surgical treatment of retinal diseases with a special interest in macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, and inherited retinal diseases.

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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