May 22, 2024

Press Release

Discover Hope Macular Degeneration Association Connects Patients with Vital Support

Macular Degeneration Association offers free resources and events for all

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 14, 2024) – The Macular Degeneration Association is the premier sponsor of patient education programs in cities across the United States. Macular Degeneration Association programs feature renowned expert speakers in the field of macular degeneration, offering free programs to patients and their caregivers locally and nationally.

The MDA’s upcoming series of events will take place in various cities across the United States. These events are designed to provide valuable information and support to those affected by macular degeneration. Attendees will benefit from interactive sessions, expert presentations, and opportunities to engage in discussions with peers and professionals.

“Macular degeneration can be an overwhelming diagnosis, but patients don’t have to face it alone,” said Donna Auger, Executive Director of the Macular Degeneration Association. “Our goal is to offer hope and practical support to those affected by this condition. Through our free resources and events, we aim to educate, empower, and connect patients, helping them navigate their journey with confidence and resilience.”

Macular Degeneration Association (MDA) was originally founded in 2007 by Larry Hoffheimer to provide education, advocacy, and support for those with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Mr. Hoffheimer recognized the urgent need for comprehensive resources and a supportive community for individuals facing this challenging condition. Since its inception, the MDA has become a trusted source of information and a vital support network for patients and caregivers alike.

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