On Saturday, September 8th, 2012, the Macular Degeneration Association (MDA) will host an educational symposium in Hempstead, New York at Hofstra University. The event is designed to give an overview of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), including the progression of the disease and the dangers of vision loss as a result. The symposium will also cover precautionary methods that may delay the onset of AMD and reduce retinal damage.
Exhibitors and featured event speakers will offer participants many opportunities to learn about the latest advances in macular degeneration research, precautionary methods, medications, treatments, and low vision therapies. There will be a presentation explaining the dangers of vision loss and the importance of genetic testing for both the general population at large and those already diagnosed with macular degeneration.
The event is from 9:45am -3:00pm. Registration begins at 9:00am.Seating is limited, please register for this FREE event. To learn more about the program or to register, please call (941) 870-4399 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, 08 September, 2012
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