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Saving Your Sight! Austin, TX

Saturday, September 30, 2017, 8:30 AM


The Macular Degeneration Association will be hosting a FREE awareness program at the Doubletree Austin, Austin, TX on Saturday, September 30th, 2017. These programs have been designed for those that have or have been recently diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration, caregivers, family members are encouraged to attend as this is a hereditary disease and the general public that would like to learn more. We also offer an in depth lecture on diabetic eye disorders. This program will cover the following subjects: age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy and AREDS & Genetics The program starts at 8:30 a.m. with registration and breakfast and will end at 12:30 p.m. The Macular Degeneration Association provides a supportive learning environment for people living with macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease. This half-day program offers a forum to hear from a prominent doctor’s about the latest research, and new treatments, therapies, and clinical trials. At our programs you will hear from a patient ambassador about their journey with these disease’s and their successful coping strategies. You will also have the chance to speak with other participants to learn about their successes and failures. This program will feature Retina Specialist, Raj Rathod, M.D. who will be discussing age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. Gerry Belgraver will be speaking about the AREDS and Genetics Dr. Rathod practices at the Orange CountyRetina at 6 different locations in California Register Early! ~ Free Buffet Breakfast ProvidedSeating is Limited ~ Free Parking ~ Reservations required Please call (855) 962-2852 to register

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6505InterstateHighway-35North
Austin, TX 78752

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