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.