Seattle Vision Seminar

Please join the Foundation Fighting Blindness for a FREE informative seminar focusing on the role of genetic testing and therapeutic advances in retinal 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, May 20, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
(Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.)


Sheraton Seattle Hotel 
1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98101
United States 
(206) 621-9000


  • Current Treatments
  • Clinical Trials
  • Research Advancements
  • Low Vision Rehabilitation
  • And More


  • Genetic Testing in the Era of Emerging Gene-Based Treatments for Inherited Retinal Disease
    Karmen Trzupek, MS, CGC, Informed DNA
  • Latest News from the Clinical Trial Front Lines
    Ben Shaberman, Director of Science Communications, Foundation Fighting Blindness 
  • Chapter and VisionWalk Preview
    Kathy Gonzalez, Event Manager West Region, Foundation Fighting Blindness
  • “But It's Not My Gene”: Why Therapeutic Advances in One Retinal Disease Benefit the Rest
    David A. Saperstein, Vitreoretinal Associates 

Attending the seminar is 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.

If you will need an interpreter for the event, 10 days’ advance notification is required and will help us accommodate your request. Please call 410-423-0603 or send an email message to on or before Monday, May 8, 2017, once you have registered.

The Foundation Fighting Blindness thanks our Visionary Benefactor:

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 8:00am to 1:00pm
Seattle, WA