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Matters of Vision! 2021 Virtual Patient Seminar Series

Your eye care should never take a back seat, even during a pandemic. Join our wonderful doctors, for a number of virtual seminars about the importance of ongoing eye care during COVID-19, especially for those suffering with macular degeneration. The experts provide an in-depth look at this potentially sight-robbing disease, including risk factors, the various disease stages, available monitoring, treatment options and research. Free 1 1/2 hour seminars with interactive Q & A

Attendance is limited. Register early to reserve your spot!

All programs will be hosted on MDA’s Zoom webinar platform.

We are proud to announce our partnership with Foresee Home. They are the sponsors of all of our virtual programs.

To learn more about Foresee Home AMD Monitoring Program click here.

Special thanks to Regeneron & Novartis for supporting these programs!

 


 

August 4th – Emerging Therapies for Wet & Dry AMD

Speaker Joshua Greene, MD, FAAO

Program begins @ 12:00 pm EST
Learn about the latest therapies available for wet & dry AMD and how they can help.


 

August 18th – Glaucoma and Macular Degeneration

Speaker Leo Semes, OD, FAAO

Program begins @ 12:00 pm EST
Learn the effects of glaucoma and macular degeneration. Can one eye disease cause the other? Can you have both?


 

August 25th – Abnormalities of Low Vision

Speaker Richard Shuldiner, OD, FAAO, FIALVS

Program begins @ 12:00 pm EST
Learn the causes of low vision and the complications of low vision such as Charles Bonnet syndrome.


 

September 1st – AMD Friendly Cooking

Speaker Laurie Capogna, OD

Program begins @ 12:00 pm EST
Hear how good nutrition and healthy cooking can save your eyesight. Learn about the wonderful recipes that are filled with antioxidants and vitamins that are fun to make and delicious to eat.


 

September 8th – Dry Eye vs Dry Macular Degeneration

Speaker Jeremiah Brown, MS, MD

Program begins @ 1:00 pm EST
Learn about the difference between dry macular degeneration and dry eye. Can dry macular cause dry eye? How is dry macular treated? How do you treat dry eye


 

September 15th – Eye Injections

Speaker Joshua Mali, MD- MDA Medical Director-Retina

Program begins @ 12:00 pm EST
Learn about different medications available. Why are injections needed? How many injections are needed? Are eye injections painful?


 

September 22nd – The Evolution of Macular Degeneration Treatments: Then & Now

Speaker Rajiv Rathod, MBA, MD

Program begins @ 6:00 pm EST
Learn about the changes that have taken place in treating macular degeneration. Learn about the newest treatments coming out and how they will be able to help.


 

September 28th – Cataract Surgery and Macular Degeneration

Speaker Paul C. Ajamian, OD, FAAO

Program begins @ 12:00 pm EST
Can my cataracts be removed if I have wet macular degeneration? Did macular degeneration cause my cataracts? Is my blurry vision due to my cataracts or macular degeneration? After cataract surgery will my macular degeneration be cured?


 

October 6th – Diabetes & Macular Degeneration

Speaker Jerome Sherman, OD, FAAO

Program begins @ 12:00 pm EST
Learn the difference between macular degeneration and diabetic macular edema. Can you have both simultaneously? How are they treated?


 

October 13th – Diabetic Eye Disease: What we ALL need to know

Speaker A.Paul Chous, MA, OD FAAO, CDE

Program begins @ 4:00 pm EST
Learn how diabetes can affect your vision. Explore the effects of elevated blood sugars and what you can do to save your vision.


 

October 20th – Ask the Experts!

Speakers Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO & Joshua Mali, MD, MDA Medical Directors

Program begins @ 12:00 pm EST
An open forum designed for you to ask our Medical Directors questions.


 

October 27th – Basics of Macular Degeneration: Dry vs Wet

Speaker Jeremiah Brown, MS, MD

Program begins @ 1:00 pm EST
Discussion on the basics of macular degeneration. Learn the difference between dry & wet macular degeneration. Hear about new treatment options and research.


 

November 3rd – The Patient Experience With AMD

Speaker Rajiv Rathod, MBA, MD

Program begins @ 6:00 pm EST
Learn how a patient copes with wet AMD? Are they experiencing limitations, vision loss or an inability to care for themselves? How are they managing their eye injections? Watch a live injection.


 

November 10th – Eye Conditions: Blepharitis, Uveitis, Pink Eye & Allergies?

Speaker Mile Brujic, OD, FAAO

Program begins @ 4:00 pm EST
My eyes are red – could it be pink eye, blepharitis or uveitis? Learn about the difference between these eye conditions and what you can do to protect your eyes? Can macular degeneration cause these eye conditions?


 

November 17th – Eye Emergencies

Speaker Yasmin Mali, MD

Program begins @ 12:00 pm EST
What is classified as an eye emergency? Should I go to the emergency room or can I treat it at home?


 

December 1st – Neovascular AMD I Have Options. Help!

Speaker Pamela Weber, MD

Program begins @ 12:00 pm EST
Learn about the treatment options that are currently available and new treatments will be available. How to decide which treatments is best for you?


 

December 8th – Macular Degeneration & The Implantable Miniature Telescope (IMT)

Speaker Mark H. Levy, MD

Program begins @ 12:00 pm EST
Learn about the implantable telescope. Can this device help me regain my vision? Will I be able see again normally? What are the requirements for the implantable telescope?


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