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Your Eye Sight Matters! Macular Degeneration Awareness Program Colorado Springs, CO

May 5, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm


Your Eye Sight Matters! Macular Degeneration Educational Seminar Colorado Springs, CO

The Macular Degeneration Association will be hosting a FREE awareness program in beautiful Colorado Springs, CO on Saturday, May 5th, 2018.
The title of this program series is “Your Eye Sight Matters!”
Program will be held at the Doubletree Colorado Springs located at 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80906
This programs has been designed for those that have or have been recently diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular edema. These programs are for the patient, caregivers, family members are encouraged to attend as these diseases are hereditary.  The general public is also invited to attend.
This program will cover the following subjects: age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic macular edema and Genetics & AMD.
The program starts at 8:30 a.m. with registration and breakfast and will end at 12:00 p.m.
The Macular Degeneration Association provides a supportive learning environment for people living with macular degeneration and  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, Joshua Mali, M.D. who will be discussing Age-Related Macular Degeneration: What is New? , Diabetic Macular Edema and my Eyes.
Gerry Belgraver will be talking about Genetic Testing & AMD
Dr. Mali practices at the Eye Associates in Sarasota, FL
There will be a $25.00 raffle at the end of the program-must be present to win.
We will also have a number of “Cooking with eyefoods”cookbooks available for purchase @ $18.00 each, this is a fundraiser for the association.
Register Early! Free Buffet Breakfast Provided
Seating is Limited.  Free Parking Reservations required
Please call (855) 962-2852 to register
The Macular Degeneration Association is a 501 ( C) 3 non-profit health organization.
Source: The Macular Degeneration Association


Macular Degeneration Association