New York City 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!

Register Now!

WHEN:

Sunday, November 13, 2016
Two Sessions: 8am-12pm and 12pm-4pm
(8-9am registration, 9-12 presentation for morning and 12-1 registration, 1-4 presentations for afternoon)

WHERE: 

SUNY College of Optometry
33 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036

SEMINAR TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Age-related Macular Degeneration
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Current Treatments
  • Clinical Trials
  • Research Advancements
  • Low Vision Rehabilitation

EXPERT PRESENTATIONS BY:

  • Marco A Zarbin, MD, PhD
    Professor and Chair
    Rutgers-Institute of Ophthalmology and Visual Science
    "Cell Based Therapy for Degenerative Retinal Disease"

  • Jill Rothstein
    Chief Librarian
    Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library


    and

    Chancey Fleet
    Assistive Technology Coordinator
    Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
    "Apps, Arduino, & Audiobooks: pursing art, independence, and James Patterson at the Heiskell Library"

  • Brian Mansfield, PhD
    Deputy Chief Research Officer
    Foundation Fighting Blindness
Date: 
Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
City: 
New York, NY