Chicago Vision Seminar

Please join the Foundation Fighting Blindness for a FREE informative seminar on age-related macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, and related diseases. Leading researchers and specialists will be presenting information on the latest research advances and current treatments for these diseases as well as valuable information on vision enhancement and rehabilitation.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to get the latest groundbreaking information in your own backyard!


Saturday, February 11, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.)


The Stonegate Conference and Banquet Centre
2401 West Higgins Road
Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60169


  • Macular degeneration
  • Retinitis pigmentosa
  • Current treatments
  • Clinical trials
  • Research advancements
  • Low-vision rehabilitation
  • And more


  • Welcome and Opening Remarks
    David Brint

    Chairman, Board of Directors, Foundation Fighting Blindness
  • Latest News from the Clinical Front Lines
    Ben Shaberman

    Director, Science Communications, Foundation Fighting Blindness
  • Update on Macular Degeneration
    Zac B. Ravage, MD

    Illinois Retina Associates
  • Planning Ahead
    John R. Corneille, JD

    Director of Gift Planning, Foundation Fighting Blindness

Attending the seminar and parking are FREE. Seating is limited, so advanced registration is requested. A continental breakfast will be served. On-site vendors will exhibit low-vision products and services.

For further information, call 866-602-9964

This Vision Seminar is presented without charge and brought to you by the Chatlos Foundation Public Health Education Program of the Foundation Fighting Blindness.

Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 8:00am
Hoffman Estates, IL