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Retina Health Center invites public to free symposium Jan. 23 on macular degeneration

2016-11-08T14:59:32-04:00December 15th, 2015|Categories: Discussions, Events, Health and Wellness, Hot Tips, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Retina Health Center and the Foundation Fighting Blindness will host the 13th annual Southwest Florida Macular Degeneration Symposium on Saturday,  Jan. 23. The symposium will feature world-renowned experts providing the latest information on treatment options and new discoveries. Attendees will learn about groundbreaking new treatment options for both dry and wet macular degeneration. This free, [...]

Emerging treatments for macular degeneration are focus of free seminar Jan. 22

2016-11-08T15:01:11-04:00December 17th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

To provide Southwest Florida residents, visitors and the medical community with the latest research and news on treatment options for macular degeneration, Retina Health Center and the Foundation Fighting Blindness will host the eighth annual Southwest Florida Macular Degeneration Symposium on Sat. Jan. 22 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa, located at [...]

Free seminar offers hope to macular degeneration patients

2016-11-08T15:01:30-04:00January 5th, 2010|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

When Edward Sweeney, a 67-year-old computer programmer from Buckingham, began having trouble with his vision in his left eye nearly two years ago, he was diagnosed with wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD). In wet AMD, new blood vessels grow beneath the retina and leak blood and fluid. This leakage causes disruption and dysfunction of [...]