Message from the Chapter:
Welcome to the Seattle Chapter of the Foundation Fighting Blindness!
Our goal is to host educational meetings featuring retinal specialists, researchers, low vision specialists and resources. Social meetings are planned as well to provide a supportive environment for people with retinal degenerative diseases. As a chapter we strive to provide a sense of community and hope.
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Date: Saturday October 7th, 2017
Location: Magnuson Park
7400 Sand Point Way NE & 74th Street
Seattle, WA 98115
8:30 AM Registration Opens
9:30 AM Welcome & Stage Presentation
9:45 AM Ribbon Cutting & Walk Begins
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Chapter Presentations and Events
Seattle Vision Seminar!
Your Vision and Your Genes: A free seminar on emerging treatments for inherited retinal diseases
Clinical trials on potential treatments for vision loss caused by inherited retinal diseases are providing hope to people affected by retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, and other retinal degenerative diseases. Learn more from national and local experts, including Dr. David A. Saperstein of Vitreoretinal Associates at this no-cost seminar:Saturday, May 20, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 1 :00 p.m.
Sheraton Seattle Hotel
1400 Sixth Avenue
Advance registration is required.
To register, call 800 586-6765 or visit
Anthony Salazar has been associated with the Foundation Fighting Blindness for a number of years, and has been active with the Seattle chapter, where he serves as the Communications Chair. The Inaugural Washington VisionWalk has come to mean a great deal to him and his family, as he recently discovered his daughter has become a fourth generation carrier of Retinitis Pigmatosis (RP).
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