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Matters of Vision! 2024 Overland Park, KS

August 31 @ 8:30 am — 12:00 pm

Matters of Vision! 2024 Overland Park, KS

Event Information

The Macular Degeneration Association (MDA) will be hosting an educational program in beautiful Overland Park on Saturday, August 31 st, 2024. This program will cover the following subjects: All aspects of macular degeneration, geographic atrophy, diabetic eye disease, and dry eye disease.

The program will be held at The Doubletree by Hilton Overland Park  Located at 10100 College Blvd, Overland Park,  KS 66210– self-parking.

Starting time is 8:30 am with check-in with breakfast and, it will end promptly at 11:10 am.

The program speaker is Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO- Dr. Gerson is the Macular Degeneration Association’s Medical Director. Jeffry Gerson graduated from Indiana University School of Optometry in 1997, after which he went on to do a VA residency concentrating on low vision and ocular disease. He has been in several different practice settings, including a retina referral practice where he participated in several large clinical trials.

Currently, Dr. Gerson is in private practice which is a collaboration of both ODs and MDs. He sees primary care patients and has an emphasis on retinal care in his practice. He enjoys having 4th-year optometry interns with him and the challenges that they present. He still participates in clinical trials and utilizes many different diagnostic modalities.

Dr. Gerson is a frequent lecturer in the US and abroad and writes regularly for optometric publications. When not at work, he enjoys traveling, working out, and spending time with his family.

Registration Required- Seating is limited- Breakfast will be ordered based on the number of reservations.

Please call (855) 962-2852 to reserve your seats- Local vendors will be present

Special thanks to Regeneron, Apellis, Sun Pharma, AbbVie, MacuHealth, and Notal Vision for supporting these programs. Thank you.

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