Vision Matters! Columbus, OH
The Macular Degeneration Association (MDA) will be returning to  beautiful Columbus, OH on Saturday, August 1st, 2015. We will be hosting a FREE awareness program cover the following subjects: age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema and glaucoma.
The program will be held at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Downtown Columbus 50 South Front Street Columbus, OH 43215. The program will start at 8:30 a.m. with registration and breakfast and will end at 12:00 p.m. There are 22 seats available.
Parking is available at the Huntington Center $ 12.00
The Macular Degeneration Association provides a supportive learning environment for people living with macular degeneration, diabetic eye diseases and glaucoma.
This half-day program offers a forum to hear from a prominent doctor 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,  Richard Hamilton, M.D.
Dr. Hamilton practices at the Center for Retina & Macular Disease in Winter Haven, FL
Dr. Hamilton graduated  from Harvard Medical School and served a vitreoretinal surgical fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He has conducted over 100 teaching and speaking engagements and served as a sub-investigator in dozens of clinical trials..
Register Early!    Free Breakfast Provided     Seating is Limited .
Reservations required      Call (941) 893-4387  to register. 
About the Macular Degeneration Association: 
The Macular Degeneration Association is a nonprofit health organization providing research, information and advocacy for patients with all visual diseases. MDA is an IRS recognized 501(c) (3) organization and contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
We are dedicated to funding research and educating and empowering age-related macular degeneration, diabetic eye diseases and glaucoma patients all across the world. All visual diseases are increasingly prevalent degenerative eye diseases, affecting millions of aging seniors.  
The mission of Macular Degeneration Association (MDA) is to find a cure for all sight robbing diseases through  funding research, while providing  education that will improve the quality of life TODAY, TOMORROW and in the FUTURE for patients and their caregivers.
One of the principal missions of the Macular Degeneration Association that distinguishes us from other Vision Organizations is our focus on patient education-Knowledge is Power! . The education focuses on empowering patients and their caregivers to live fuller and more comfortable lives with their vision diseases and challenges. 
Read more about the MDA: http://www.macularhope.org
Source: MDA Admin

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