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

An Update on Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Geographic Atrophy (March 2021)

March 24, 2021

The event featured Dr. David S. Liao, a board-certified ophthalmologist at the Retina-Vitreous Associates Medical Group who specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of diseases of the retina and vitreous. Dr. Liao discussed the latest treatments to manage dry AMD and geographic atrophy, recent clinical trials, ways to slow the progression of vision loss, and how to maintain and improve quality of life after the diagnosis of a vision loss disease.

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.

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