Message from the President:

Jacque Olsen, Arizona Chapter PresidentWe are a volunteer-led group driven to provide information, education and support to individuals and families living with retinal degenerative diseases.

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Chapter Presentations and Events

Ask the Expert!

Saturday, November 18, 2017
9:30 a.m. Registration 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Program
University of Phoenix, Rooms 301-303
1625 Fountainhead Parkway Tempe, AZ 85382

Meet others from the retinal disease community and enjoy light refreshments and an exceptional program and Q&A session by the Foundation’s Chief Research Officer, Dr. Steve Rose. Dr. Rose’s presentation will cover age-related macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, Stargardt disease, Usher syndrome, and other retinal degenerative diseases. He will also discuss current and emerging therapies to save and restore vision.

Enhancing Dr. Rose’s presentation will be a Patient Ambassador, a special guest who will speak from a personal perspective on disease progression and maintaining eye health.

Please plan on staying and attending the Arizona Chapter’s second annual picnic immediately following the chapter presentation. The picnic will be held outside at the picnic tables.

RSVP by November 9 to:
Shane Cullen
or 1-866-782-7330

This chapter presentation is brought to you without charge by The Chatlos Foundation Public Health Education Program of the Foundation Fighting Blindness.

Featured Volunteer:

Featured VolunteerJudy Hauger-
Our daughter, Ashley, was diagnosed with RP/Usher Syndrome 3 years ago, at the age of 25. Since that diagnosis, every imagined emotion has surfaced and resurfaced time & time again. As a Mother, I want to "fix" things for my children but I finally realized I had encountered something I cannot even try to fix.

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Contact Us:

Jacque Olsen


Shane Cullen
Events Manager


Mary Ann Subleski
Director, Chapter Development
Foundation Fighting Blindness
977 Lakeview Parkway 140,
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
(847) 680-0100  ext. 26- office