Macular Degeneration: Vision Education Seminar – Podcast – 09/24/10

On September 24, 2010, 10 a.m. to Noon, the LightHouse hosted the “Be Informed” Vision Education Seminar on Macular Degeneration. Dr. Robert Greer, O.D. and Chief of Low Vision at the UC Berkeley Low Vision Clinic were joined by Dr. Shirin Barez MD, Ophthalmologist and faculty at UC Berkeley School of Optometry; Dr. Marlena Chu O.D. and panel of LightHouse Vision Rehabilitation Specialists and peers with macular degeneration. Together they discussed the implications of macular degeneration, current treatments, and benefits of a low vision evaluation and training.

2 thoughts on “Macular Degeneration: Vision Education Seminar – Podcast – 09/24/10”

  1. I just had my first Lucentis shot – am more concerned about side effects because I have a history of blood clots. My Doctor says if I don’t have these treatments I could go blind. I am hoping my Internist can monitor me during this treatment.

    1. Yes, sometimes the efforts we might make toward sight preservation are complicated by other health conditions. Good luck on your journey.

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