Tag Archives: Macular Degeneration

We’ve come a long way! Until now, the only way of “home monitoring” to detect vision changes in “dry” AMD has been the Amsler Grid. If you are at high-risk for developing “wet” AMD, you may now take a more … Continue reading

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What you should know during AMD Awareness Month The macula is made up of millions of light-sensitive cells that provide sharp detailed central vision. It is the most sensitive part of the retina, which is located at the back of … Continue reading

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Sunday, Feb. 28, 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m., Sibley Medical Building Hear celebrated retina expert Emily Chew, M.D. FACT: “Dry” age-related macular degeneration (AMD) affects 80 to 90 percent of people with AMD. Celebrate “AMD Awareness Month” with Emily Chew, … Continue reading

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Learn about current efforts for a cure If you have been told you have age-related macular degeneration, join this special program and hear from Catherine Cukras, M.D., Ph.D., Ophthalmologist and Retina Researcher at National Eye Institute (NEI), NIH. Learn how … Continue reading

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Don’t miss the Macular Degeneration Network’s 2015 Town Hall Meeting and hear from three physicians: Suleiman Alibhai, O.D., Director of POB’s Low Vision Learning Center; Donald Gagliano, M.D., retired Colonel and former Executive Director of the Department of Defense Vision … Continue reading

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How Aging Sight and Hearing Loss Impact Cognition: Johns Hopkins and National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health Experts Present Research Update The Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington’s (POB) Macular Degeneration Network in partnership with the Sibley Senior … Continue reading

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