San Antonio - Austin Vision Seminar

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Foundation Fighting Blindness
Presents the
San Antonio - Austin Vision Seminar

WHEN:

Saturday, January 27, 2018
8:30am - 1pm

WHERE: 

University of Texas Health Science Center,
Academic Learning & Technology Center (ALTC 3.304)

7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229

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Join the Foundation Fighting Blindness and our San Antonio - Austin Chapter for this free half-day seminar.  Our featured speakers will share the latest information on current treatments, clinical trials, research advancements, genetic testing and more. Seating is limited, so advance registration is requested. A continental breakfast will be served. On-site vendors will exhibit low-vision products and services.

To RSVP please call (866) 602-9957. If you will need a sight or hearing 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 MPalmer@FightBlindness.org on or before January 12, 2018, once you have registered.

SEMINAR TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Current treatments
  • Clinical trials
  • Research advancements
  • Genetic testing
  • And more

Program:

  • Foundation Fighting Blindness Research Program
    Stephen Rose, PhD, Chief Research Officer, Foundation Fighting Blindness
  • Finding Genes Causing Retinitis Pigmentosa and How This Helps Patients and Families
    Stephen P. Daiger, PhD, TS Matney Professor of Environmental and Genetic Sciences, Human Genetics Center, School of Public Health and Mary Farish Johnston, Distinguished Chair of Ophthalmology, Ruiz Dept. of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, The University of Texas HSC at Houston
  • Recent Advances in Macular Degeneration
    Jeremiah Brown, Jr., MS, MD, Brown Retina Institute
  • Low Vision in the 21st Century: Not Your Grandpa’s Low Vision
    Stephanie Schmiedecke Barbieri, OD, FAAO, ABCMO, Dipl Low Vision, University of the Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry
Questions? Call (866) 602-9957.
This Vision Seminar is presented without charge and brought to you by The Chatlos Foundation Public Health Education Program of the Foundation Fighting Blindness. The Foundation thanks our Visionary and Outreach partners for their support.

Visionary Benefactor Partner:

Outreach Silver Partners:

AGTC
Spark Therapeutics

Date: 
Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 8:30am to 1:00pm
City: 
San Antonio, TX